Cabernet Franc

Very intense, persistent and wide. The herbal aroma evolves – especially if aged more than a year - into perfumes which remind of oriental spices and cinnamon.

Cabernet Franc
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  • 0,75 Litri
Appellation Cabernet Franc Doc Venezia
Color Ruby red with violet highlights.
Bouquet Very intense, persistent and wide. The herbal aroma evolves – especially if aged more than a year - into perfumes which remind of oriental spices and cinnamon.
Taste Elegant, harmonious and complex both on the nose and the palate. Its natural warm combines to the tannin softness and to the aroma persistency. Typical slightly vegetal final sensation.
Agronomical Data
Grapes Cabernet Franc
Production area Rai di San Polo di Piave
Altitude 30 mt above sea level
Type of soil Clayey, sandy sometime gravelly.
Vines orientation South-North
Training system Double Sylvoz overturned
Stumps per hectare 3000
Yield quintal/hectare 100
Harvest Hand harvest in late September
Oenological Data
Vinification in red Maceration of 20-25 days. The temperatures vary from 24 to 26 degrees to facilitate the extraction of the grapes skin pigment.
Malolactic fermentation Yes, immediately after the racking.
Aging No
Mellowing length 60 days before sale
Analytical Data
Percentage of grape’s yield in wine 70%
Dry extract (GR/LT) 30
Total acidity (GR/LT) 5,4
Ph 3,5
Residual sugars (GR/LT) 4
Alcohol 12,70% vol.
Other Data
Food pairings Ideal with savoury first courses and mushroom risotto. Very good also with grilled steaks, wildfowl (parmigans and pheasants), game (hare), roasts, Italian “cotechino” and half mature cheese.
Serving temperature 18-20° C
Storage Store in dry rooms, away from light or warm sources.