Description of the variety
Cabernet Franc, originally from the Bordeaux region, has found an ideal climate that enhances its varietal characteristics
Vineyard: S. Mauro
Production area: Friuli Colli Orientali
Variety: 100% Cabernet Franc, red berry grape variety
Vine training system: double-arched cane, grassed vineyard
Vinification: de-stemming, crushing followed by maceration in stainless steel tanks with regular pump overs
Ageing: ageing in the bottle
Colour: ruby red
Nose: its scent is characteristic and recalls meadow grass
Palate: winey and generous it recalls freshly picked grapes
Food pairing: goes well with hearty savoury dishes in particular with charcuterie and red meats
Serving temperature: 16 °C
Alcohol content: 12.50% vol.
Ageing potential: 6 years
The wild, lush vegetation bordering the vineyards protects the grapes from severe weather, the woods being by nature excellent custodians.