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ANALYTICAL DATA
Alcohol (% vol): 13,50
Total acidity (g/l): 5,60
Net dry extract (g/l): 33,70
Vintage: 1999
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Sossó

DESCRIPTION

Created in 1989, this wine is named after the Sossò stream, which runs at the foot of the hill where the grapes grow. Made with carefully selected Merlot grapes from the oldest vines at Rosazzo, Sossò is the result of skilful vinification and barrique maturation that lasts for 18 months. A supremely complex, well-structured wine, it stands out for its elegantly ripe, sweet, fruity tannins.
WINE PROFILE  
Variety: Merlot
Denomination: D.O.C. Colli Orientali del Friuli
Designated zone: Rosazzo Rosso Riserva
Area of production: Rosazzo
Soil type: Marl and sandstone flysch of Eocene origin
Grape: 70% Merlot and 30% Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso
Vine training system: Guyot
Pest control: Low environmental impact integrated pest management
Harvest period: Second ten days of October
Harvest method: Manual in small cases
Vinification: -destemming and crushing of fruit –fermentation with maceration on the skins –soft pressing
Ageing: -maturation for 18 months in barrique -ageing in bottle for at least 18 months
Sensory characteristics:
Appearance: very intense, almost impenetrable ruby red, shading slightly into garnet;

Nose: broad, elegant and very complex, with sweet notes of cherry and wild berries, mingling with intense notes of spice;

Palate: soft, weell-structured and mouth-filling, with sweet, close-knit tannins, and acidity in perfect harmony with the structure, richness and concentration. long, lingering, fruity finish, with wild berry flavours that merge with intense, complex notes of spice.

Serving suggestions: Red meats, roasts, feathered game and mature or moderately mature cheeses.
Serving temperature: 17-18 °C
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