Fantinel Tenuta Sant'Helena 'VENKO' Collio Rosso
- Vintage: 2012
- Origin: Collio, Italy
- Taste guide: Deep ruby red with garnet hues, the nose expresses a bouquet of bramble leaf and wild berries. Splendid cuvée of selected grapes, partially dried, aged in oak barrels. Powerful and velvety, on the palate it appears rightly tannic with excellent balance. Medium bodied, balanced tannins, opens/softens up on decanting which is advised and serving temp circa 18 degrees.
- Food match: Excellent with red meats, game and aged cheeses.
- Varietal blend: Merlot (50 %) – Cabernet (30 %) – Pinot Nero (20 %)
- 75cl - 13.5% - Traditional cork opening
Three generations and forty years of history have transformed a small cellar into a leading player on the Friulian wine scene. Collections of superior quality wines, capable of distinguishing themselves throughout the world, offer the perfect compromise between the Friulian historical tradition and the desire for innovation. The family estate, boasting 300 hectares of prized vineyards in the Collio, Grave and Colli Orientali del Friuli DOC zones, is a genuine expression of prime winegrowing country with perfect microclimates for the ideal ripening of the grapes.