The wine's name "Carantan" comes from a very old word in Friulano language, "ponca", which refers to the marl and dtratified sandstone that make up the fine-grained, crumbly soils characteristic of the Collio appellation.
Merlot 50%, Cabernet Franc 40%, Cabernet Sauvignon 10%
Eighteen to twenty months in small oak barrels, followed by a refining period of approximatly one year in the bottle.
The wine is deep red with garnet tones. It has an elegant, complex nose with a pronounced fruitiness-hints of raspberries, black cherries and delicate spices. In the mouth, the wine is rich and complex with lots of berries and cherries.