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Wine: Red
Region: Veneto
Winery: BALAN
Denomination: Veneto IGT


This wine is a typical example of Bordeaux style wine from Veneto region. The high percentage of Merlot made a powerful smooth wine, with strong primary fruits aromas.

Colour: Deep ruby red.
Aroma: Dark fruit character (dark cherry, blueberries) with balsamic elegant notes.
Taste: Full-bodied, with vibrant acidity and long-lasting balsamic finish.

Alcohol: 13,5%

: 50% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc

Ageing: 18 months barrel ageing.


Balan winery produces its wines from both their own vineyards and grapes from other growers from the Prosecco DOC area. The winery philosophy is to choose the best grapes from each vineyard plot, in order to produce the best quality wines.


Wine pairing notes

This dish is characterized by a bittersweet aftertaste brought by the pickled mustard and the seasoning used for the filling. On the other side, there is a smooth and slippery texture brought by the dough. 
Vecchio Grion's is a smooth wine, with rounded tannins that match perfectly with the bittersweet aftertaste of the dish. In fact, the smooth texture and fruity aromas of the wine balance the finish. Moreover, the high acidity of the wine help to balance the slippery texture of this baked moon cakes.

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