Deep purple with a violet rim. Nose: A complex herbaceous aroma of eucalyptus, with spicy black pepper, and a developing animal character. Palate: Full bodied, with an elegant black fruit quality. The acid and tannins are well structured and give the wine a peppery but rounded taste.
The Perusini company is among the 50 happy few enrolled by Veronelli in the Gotha of Italian historic winemakers. In fact, in the last century, when the fashion of French wines still prevailed, Giacomo Perusini, grandfather of the current owner, began the selection and preservation of some native vines (in particular the Picolit).
First produced in 1962 as the result of a bet made by Giampaolo Perusini who even then believed in the potential of the red wines of Friuli, this wine immediately won a gold medal at the Wine exhibition of Corno di Rosazzo. It is presented again today, the same blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon confined in barrels of french oak, with the same label figuring the coachman by Vernet chosen by Giampaolo Perusini.
Pairing Suggestions: Ideal for pairing with grilled meat and game.
Maturation: The wine was regularly punched down during the maceration period, which lasted for 18 days. At the end of the alcoholic fermentation the wine was pressed immediately . The aging in the steel tanks, in order to mantain his fresher vegetal notes.