Rosade Furlane Merlot Venezia Giulia IGT

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ROFU-MEVG-2018
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Product Name Qty
ROFU-MEVG-2018-1-750-DP
1 x 750ml
£11.80
ROFU-MEVG-2018-6-750-DP
6 x 750ml
£71.40

This Merlot is fresh and straight-forward but has a good weight of plummy fruit and a lick of spice.

  •   Friuli, Italy
  •   Smooth Red
  •   Merlot
  •   2018

One of the region's pioneers of cold fermentation techniques and the use of stainless steel vats to maintain the freshness of his wines, the Valles make terrific wines at all ends of the spectrum.

This Merlot is fresh and straight-forward but has a good weight of plummy fruit and a lick of spice. It’s a versatile food wine, soft yet refreshing – one of the problems with Merlot at this level can be a lack of structure or less frequently underripe and subsequently manipulated fruit. Neither are present here, instead the wine offers damsons and plums, a little earthiness and some cedar but cleansing acidity, tannins and gentle alcohol.

A great Tuesday night supper bottle, easy lunch-time red, it would be quicker to list the things this wouldn't pair with rather than those which would.

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  Bottle size 750
  Duty Paid / In Bond Duty Paid
  Vintage 2018
  Country Italy
  Region Friuli
  Grape Merlot
  Wine Type Red wines
  Wine Style Smooth Red
  Winemaking Vegan wines, Vegetarian wines
  Oak Unoaked
  Drinkability Drink now
  Sweetness Dry
  Food Match Cheese - Chèvre/Goats Cheese, Cheese - Mature Cheddar, Fowl - Roast Turkey, Occasions - Barbecue, Pasta - Lasagne alla Bolognese, Pasta - Pizza alla Puttanesca, Red Meat - Cassoulet, Red Meat - Charcuterie, Red Meat - Ham, Egg & Chips, Red Meat - Steak & Chips

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