Cabernet Franc – Castelvecchio
Cabernet Franc Castelvecchio – DOC Carso
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.
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.
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 terroir. Taste 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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