2017 Merlot Ekuo, Cielo e Terre, Veneto, Italy
Founded in 1908 by Giovanni Cielo, this winery is now run by fourth generation family members, Luca and Pierpaolo Cielo.
Ekuò organic wine is a charity project of Cielo e Terra winery to support the Murialdo World ngo in Italy and in the world. The Ekuò brand philosophy is ' do good and do it well'; the Ekuò wine is a 'well made wine doing also good' , because organic and donating part of the value. Ekuò is also a social business offering products and services such as cinema, travelling, shops and catering with goal of creating self-sustainable job opportunities in the long term.
Excellent throughout the meal and with red meat dishes particularly. This easy drinking red has lovely fruit alongside enticing notes of herbs and is a pleasure to drink!