Folonari Merlot/Pinot Noir 1999

Red Blends from Veneto, Italy

Price: $9.99
Item No. 24738

Winemaker's Notes

COLOR: Very deep ruby-red.

BOUQUET: Complex, concentrated bouquet of red berry fruits; black berries and raspberries.

TASTE: Dry and warm with soft tannins and a finish of licorice and red and black fruits.

GASTRONOMIC SUGGESTIONS: Red meat, roasts, pasta in meat sauce, cheese.

Learn About Folonari

The history of Folonari dates from 1825, when Francesco Folonari founded the firm in Valcamonica in the Veneto. In the latter half of the 19th century, he and his sons moved to Brescia, establishing one of Italy's first winemaking facilities. They pioneered the production and distribution of wine in bottle, thus making it possible for consumers to drink wines of good and constant...

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Learn About Veneto

(vey-NEH-toe) Located in Northeast Italy, near the Austrian border, and one of the three regions making up the Tre-Venezie, Veneto is most famous for its city of love, Venice. In the wine world, Veneto is the top volume producer in the north of Italy. Production includes lovely spritzy Proseccos (also the grape name), as well as the easy-drinking white wine of Soave (made...

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Learn About Other Red Blends

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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