Cabernet Franc – Castelvecchio – Red wine – DOC Carso 2018

13,50

It is the most structured and important wine produced at Castelvecchio and comes from the last grapes to be harvested in the season in mid to late October. Ruby red in color, this wine has an intense and harmonious aroma rich of thousands of variations that evolve with aging. The flavor is full, elegant and full-bodied. It is a complement of choice for meats, roasts or game of high cuisine.

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Cabernet Franc – Castelvecchio

Primary characteristics

Denomination

Cabernet Franc Castelvecchio – DOC Carso

Production area

Castelvecchio is a part of the Karst (Carso) area in the province of Gorizia (Sagrado city). The landscape is typical of the Karst region: arid and rocky soil with a reduced stratum of red sand, but rich in iron and lime-stone. The area is constantly ventilated and influenced by the near sea.

Grapes

100% Cabernet Franc.

Harvesting and vinification

The harvest takes place in the first half of October. Fermentation with maceration in steel tanks for about 15 days. After 4 months in stainless steel tanks to complete the malolactic fermentation, the wine stays for 1 year in small barrels of French and California oak (barrique). Followed by one year in larger Slavonian and French oak (tonneau). The wine is aged in a bottle for a further six months before release.

Sensorial features

Color Ruby red color with bright refection. Smell The nose reflects the characteristics of this vine variety, with herbaceous and spicy light notes. Followed by the typical mineral notes of Karts terroirTaste Fine and spicy with long persistence.

Goes well with

Ideal with white meat, roasts and feather game. We suggest serving it at 18-20 °C.

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