Wine Profile

Vintage 2017

Variety Cabernet Sauvignon

Denomination D.O.P. Friuli Isonzo 2017

Alcohol (% vol.) 12,5% 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 Sauvignon

Training system Guyot

Pest control
Low environmental impact integrated pest management

Yields 9.000 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 steel tanks with frequent remontage over a period of about three weeks, to extract pigments and aroma from the grape skins. en follows racking.

Ageing  The wine is matured into French oak barriques for twelve months and then bottled and cellared for further six months in a temperature-controlled sector.

Tasting Notes

Appearance Perfect and attractive ruby red colour reveals his brilliance and brightness.

Nose  The nose of this wine is full of fruity notes (small red fruits in the background to exalt hints
of blackberry and dark cherry); perceiving fugacious and very delicate herbaceous and spicy tones (vanilla and green pepper) and a “fregul” (pinch) of vinosity that reinvigorate in a well integrated effluvium context.

Palate Fresh and tasty in the mouth fresh, its roundness is balanced making the sip particularly interesting: well structured with a clean, fruity finish … very gratifying.

Serving suggestions To serve along with first courses with sauces also game meat sauce, red meat in various dishes. To try with Chili, right spicy, but also, with a 5-8 months aged Montasio cheese..

Serving temperature To be served in a warm environment, at 16-17°C. Recommended aeration after uncorking.

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