Winemaker's Notes: Vineyard Grapes for the Pinot Noir are harvested in hilly areas throughout the province of Trento, Grave del Piave in the Veneto region and Grave del Friuli. Grapes 100% Pinot Noir Winemaking The grapes are picked at peak maturity in the second and third weeks of September. Fermentation takes place over 6-8 days under controlled temperatures of 30Â°C in small stainless steel vats. The wine then is placed in larger oak barrels where it rests on its lees (skins) until release. Wine Profile This silky smooth red is medium-bodied with well-defined fruit redolent of red berries, cherries and soft, supple tannins. Pairings Enjoy with grilled or roasted red meats, chicken, fresh seafood and flavorful vegetarian entrees.