DOC Collio Goriziano o Collio Merlot
|Composition of the land
||Typical of the Collio zone, called “ponca”, made up of marly rocks consisting of very friable mineral elements with good water retention.
|Yield x hectare
||60 quintals of grapes per hectare
||Grapes harvested by hand during the period of optimal ripeness, on 24 September.
||With the technique of extended maceration on the skins, at the temperature of +10 to +28 °C in line with old Friulian traditions.
||Kept for a brief time in stainless steel vats, 14 months in wooden barrels of various origins (Slavonia and France) and afterwards bottled and stored in a special room for an additional period of ageing.
|| Red meats, roasts and game.
||Price Pighin Collio Merlot 2013 € 10.72