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Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc Cabernet Franc Friuli Colli Orientali

Classification
D.O.C.

Grapes
100% Cabernet Franc

Position and vineyards
Marly hilly soil: East-facing mid-hill vineyards. Vines trained with a modified Sylvoz system, 4,000 vines per hectare.

Harvest
By hand, towards mid October; 60-65 quintals per hectare.

Vinification
The wine ferments in steel for around 12 days in contact with the skins. After is separated from the skins, the wine is left to refine, again in steel, for around 19 months.

Alcohol content
12,5-13%

Acidity
4,5-5 g/l (complete malolactic fermentation)

Organoleptic properties
Intense ruby red colour, characteristic herbal bouquet, rustic and penetrating with a hint of raspberry. As it evolves, the herbal note is balanced by a remarkably complex bouquet.

Best served with
Meat and game.

Medium annual production
3,000 bottles