Expert's Choice: Friuli reds

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The dramatic reds of Friuli are defined by terroir, says Emily O’Hare, who selects 18 of the best. Many are ‘masterful food wines’, which can be enjoyed young. See Emily's top picks here...
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Livio Felluga, Vertigo Cabernet- Merlot, Friuli Colli Orientali 2011
A jubilant medium-bodied wine. Lively and refreshing acidity, the tannins are tantalising, only just ripe, and lend the wine a deliciously invigorating crunchy texture. The aromas and flavours are of fresh berries and cherries, the finish long and dry. 17.5/20pts (91/100pts)
Price £18–£20 widely available via Liberty Wines
Drink 2013–2015
Alc 13%