Wine profile

Vintage 2016

Denomination D.O.P. Friuli Isonzo 2016

Alcohol (% vol.) 11,5 % vol.

Residual sugar Dry

Terroir Dry and windy site on a stony gravel plain with reddish clay rich in iron oxide and aluminium.

Grape 100 % Cabernet Franc from old vineyards.

Training system Double arched cane

Pest control Low environmental impact integrated pest management

Yields 15.400 lb/ha

Harvest period Late September

Harvest method Manual, in small crates

Vinification The grapes are gently destemmed and lightly crushed. Fermentation takes place in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks (15/18°C).

Ageing After fermentation, the wine settles in the stainless steel tanks, fining for twelve months..

Tasting Notes

Appearance Ruby red with purple moderate intensity, day bright and medium clear.

Nose Subtle herbaceous, fruity, spicy (Pepper), fresh, savory, fine and powerful.

Palate With good body, convincing for its nose-palate correspondence, its freshness, distinctive. Pleasant drink, fluent  awesome betrayer.

Serving suggestions To drink without fear (declared 11,5% vol), first courses with pork meat (even slightly fat) pair well (for example Pasta with fresh salami sauce). Remarkable with Pasta Amatriciana.

Serving temperature Taste wine at 15°C. Recommended aeration after uncorking.

 

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