Venegazzu "Della Casa", DOC Montello Superiore 2016 (truly recommended harvest!!)
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Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec.
Aged for 36 months in large oak barrels. Serving temperature 18-20°C.
Historic wine developed in the 1950's by Count Piero Loredan, direct descendant of Leonardo Loredan who was Doge of Venice (1501-1521) and the first of three Doges from the Loredan family.
Firm and elegant, with Bordeaux-like berry. Deep ruby colour with garnet shades. Intense aromas of mulberry and blueberry, peppercorn, clove and tobacco. The taste is intense and ripe, with well-integrated tannins. Lasting smooth and generously long.
Food pairing: poultry, red meat, grilled meat, stews and casseroles, well-matured cheeses, game.
Vegetarian: meaty pulses, vegetable stews with aubergines or spicy (not chilli) pumpkins, savoury mushrooms.