Merlot is a dark blue coloured grape. The name probably derives from the French word for young blackbird, ‘merlot’, which is
the diminutive of merle.
Merlot wines generally are of medium body with hints of berry. Merlot is one of the most popular wine varieties in the world today.
Generally considered to be the main variety of the viticulture in Friuli due to its particular character and delicacy, which is determined by the quality of the soil and climate.
The Merlot grown in Corona is unique. Ruby red in colour with distinct violet highlights; it is slightly youthful with fruity aromas of raspberry and blueberry and a characteristic note of violet. Warm and dry with slightly chewy tannins and a wrapping mouthfeel.
soups, roasted white and red meat, in particular rabbit.
VINE TRAINING SYSTEM:
VINES PER HECTARE:
Maceration: 15 days. Fermentation: 12 days in stainless steel vats.
On fine-grained lees for about 8 months
In the bottle for a further 3 months