Description of the variety
Vineyard: Brajda Alta
Production area: Friuli Colli Orientali
Variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, red berry grape variety
Vine training system: Guyot, grassed vineyard
Vinification: Delicate destemming and pressing followed by maceration in stainless steel tanks
Ageing: in different-sized Slavonian oak barrels and further ageing in the bottle
Colour: ruby red
Nose: winey, with overtones of red berry fruit and pepper on flowery notes
Palate: dry and nicely contoured this wine ages gracefully
Food pairing: very good with spicy red meat dishes, game, and pastas or risottos with mushrooms
Serving temperature: 16-18 °C
Alcohol content: 13% vol.
Ageing potential: 8 years
The wild, lush vegetation bordering the vineyards protects the grapes from severe weather, the woods being by nature excellent custodians.