Villa Russiz Merlot Graf 2006

Product code: 10RUS70B2006

  • Country:Italy
  • Region:Friuli
  • Vintage:2006
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Merlot
  • Closure:Natural Cork

Production information

Producer: Villa Russiz

Some top wineries are small, family-owned farms; others are the hobbies of wine-loving millionaires spending the money they have made elsewhere. Villa Russiz, however, is the only one we know of that is essentially a charity that supports orphaned children.

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Production note

Perfectly ripened grapes are hand harvested. The bunches are quickly carried to the cellar where grapes are destemmed and left to ferment and macerate for 15 days. After racking the wine is matured in 225lt French oak casks for 12 to 15 months. It is then blended in stainless steel vats and finally matures for 5 months in the bottle.

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