Berengario IGT

The name "Berengario" refers to Berengar I, king of the Italian peninsula in 887 and of the Holy Roman Empire from 915 until his death (c. 924).

VINTAGE
2009

APPELLATION
Venezie IGT

AREA
Delle Venezie

GRAPES
60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot

VINIFICATION
Fermentation transpires in horizontal stainless steel tanks; temperatures remain constant between 61°- 64°F. The wine is then taken to Zonin's headquarters in Gambellara and placed in Allier oak barriques withinin the Berengario cellar for 12 months. Afterwards, it is further aged in the bottle before being released.

COLOR
Ruby red with hints of garnet undertones

BOUQUET
Full and complex; a bouquet of red berries and plums fused with sweet vanilla tones

PALATE
Soft and dry with pleasant dark fruit, smooth tannins and an elegant persistent finish

FOOD PAIRINGS
Excellent with red meat dishes, particularly roasts, and game or mature cheeses

SERVING TEMPERATURE
61°- 64°F

ALCOHOL LEVEL
13.5%

BOTTLE SIZE
750 mL

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