Sassonero – DOC Colli Euganei Merlot
The Sassonero is a steep hill located in Arquà Petrarca.
In this wonderful Mediterranean environment, surrounded by broom, almond and olive trees, we cultivate three hectares of highly concentrated Merlot, which ages for three years in oak barrels before being put into bottle.
Vineyard: It is on the south side of the Sassonegro in Arquà Petrarca, red limestone scale, warm, well drained and shallow. The plants were renovated between 1997 and 2004, at average density and cordon spur trained.
Vinification: It ferments part in steel and part in oak barrels, with 15-20 days maceration. It ages then for three years in barrels and casks.
Service and pairing: Uncork a few hours before, serving around 18 degrees. Excellent with Paduan hen “in tocio”, or with a good homemade salami.
Where to buy: Wineshop