It is an international grape variety difficult to grow which in friuli has found a region where to perform outstandingly.
It is ruby red in colour and,on the nose, it shows a sensation of raspberry, berries, and in some vintages, violet.
On the palate, it tastes fresh, dry with a softly bitter finish.
It matches well with short maturing cheese, delicate meat, stewed fish, such as eel.
Soil: flat land with clayey soil
Training system: modified Guyot
Density: 4000 vines per hectare
Bottle capacity: 750 ml.
Winemaking process: maceration at controlled temperature, delestage (rack and return) and remontage (pumping over), stainless steel ageing.