La Sclusa Friuli Colli Orientali Merlot DOP

La Sclusa Friuli Colli Orientali Merlot DOP




Country Italy
Region Friuli
Wine Type Red
Grape Variety 100% Merlot
Vineyard Location Colli Orientali del Friuli 
Soil Typical of this area is the so-called “Flysch of Cormòns”,  made of alternating layers of marls (calcareous clays) and sandstones (calcified sands)
Harvest Manual, grape selection/ minimal mechanical use
Vinification Stainless steel tanks and resting until bottling in spring
Organic Certifications
Environmentally Friendly SQNPI Sustainable Quality
Alcohol Vol 13.0%
Color  Deep ruby-red color.
Aroma Ripe red berries, red currants and raspberries altogether with flowery potpourry notes and cloves
Taste On the palate it’s fresh, tannic with medium alcohol. Overall well balanced, quite complex and easy to drink
Food Pairing Charcuteries, fmeats, pork, poultry
Serving Temperature 18-20° C / 64-68° F
Standard Bottle Size (L) 0.75


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