Moro Polo – DOC Colli Euganei Rosso

Moro Polo – DOC Colli Euganei Rosso

DOC Colli Euganei Rosso Moro Polo is a red wine from the Zanovello Selections created from a blend of Merlot and Cabernet grapes. Each glass is a taste of history, legends, traditions, places and people, characterised by fruit, balance and integrity.
Moro Polo proves to be a surprising and pleasant companion at the table: the Merlot and Cabernet grapes give us a full-bodied wine with an intense ruby red colour, a fresh bouquet and an enveloping, persistent taste.

The proud and forthright character of our wine honours a character dear to us, the Moro Polo, who guarded the vast slopes of Monte Venda as a forester for more than half of the last century.

Grape varieties
Merlot, Cabernet

Vintage
2019

Alcohol
13,5% vol

Pairings with our Moro Polo
Moro Polo red wine, intense, full-bodied and well-structured, is perfect served at the table in combination with strong flavours such as red meat, a wild boar stew or pappardelle with a court ragout, and mature cheeses such as malga cheese. Serve at 18°C.

History of the Moro Polo and the Bordeaux blend
The journey of Merlot and Cabernet began in the Gironde in France and reached Italy in the second half of the 1800s. The round, ripe fruit of Merlot accompanied by the herbaceous notes and more pronounced tannic texture of Cabernet create the renowned ‘Bordolese blend’.
Every name, every label has a meaning for us and their definition becomes a memory in our family collection. For this Bordeaux wine, we decided to make a special dedication to Antonio Lionello, also known as ‘Moro Polo‘. A character closely linked to the land and values of the Euganean Hills, a sworn country guard with an upright and proud soul, capable of cultivating deep friendship and solemn commitment in the community. Moro Polo was chosen as a trusted forester by Count Giusti del Giardino, at the time the owner of vast plots of land on Venda, land that we partly look after today.

Awards
2022 Gambero Rosso: Moro Polo 2017 – 2 glasses
2022 Vitae, AIS: Moro Polo 2017 – 3 Vines
2021 Biodivino Città del Vino: Moro Polo 2016 – Golden Medal
2021 Gambero Rosso: Moro Polo 2016 – 2 glasses*
2021 Vitae, AIS: Moro Polo 2016 – 3 Vines
2020 BereBene Gambero Rosso: Moro Polo 2015 – Best Quality/Price award
2020 Gambero Rosso: Moro Polo 2015 – 2 glasses*
2020 Vitae, AIS: Moro Polo 2015 – 3 Vines
2019 BioWeinPreis: Moro Polo 2015 – Silver Medal
2018 Gambero Rosso: Moro Polo 2014 – 2 red glasses*
2018 BereBene Gambero Rosso: Moro Polo 2014 – Best Quality/Price award
2018 Vitae, AIS: Moro Polo 2014 – 3 Vines
2018 I Vini di Veronelli: Moro Polo 2014 – 89 Points
2017 Bioweinpreis: Moro Polo 2014 – Golden Medal, 91 points
2017 I Vini di Veronelli: Moro Polo 2012 – 3 stars
2016 I Vini di Veronelli: Moro Polo 2012 – red kleeblatt, 90 points
2016 Vitae, AIS: Moro Polo 2011 – 3 Vines
2016 Gambero Rosso: Moro Polo 2012 – 2 glasses

Sulphites analyses

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