Felis Leo Forli Rosso IGT
About The Wine
Villa Venti’s Felis Leo is a quality wine for discerning wine enthusiasts seeking alternatives to expensive ‘Super Tuscans’. The blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Sangiovese make this wine an instant classic.
This wine is 100% organic.
Because of the diverse range of tastes and enjoyable qualities associated with these important grapes, you can enjoy a Felis Leo with a wide range of food, including meatballs, veal parmesan, game such as buffalo or venison, comfort food like Shepherd’s Pie, burgers BUT our favourite pairing for this wine is a quality steak or roast from your favourite organic meat supplier.
Recommended serving temperature: 18° C (66°F).
This wine offers exceptional cellaring potential.
|Grape Varieties||100% Organic. Blend of Merlot (40%), Cabernet Franc (20%) and Sangiovese (40%)|
|Average Yield||approx 0.8 – 1.0 per plant|
|Finish||Grapes are harvested in the second week of August and are picked by hand. They are then fermented in stainless steel containers. The wine is aged in stainless and then 6 months in oak barriques before bottling.|
|Soil Type||Red clays and Messinian-age sands|
|Optimal Serving Temp||18° C|
|When to drink?||2012-2016|
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