Cabernet Sauvignon – Castelvecchio
Cabernet Sauvignon 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 Sauvignon.
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 Intense ruby red color with brown and bright reflections. Smell Complex with notes of vanilla and red fruits as raspberry. Followed by ripe fruit notes and mineral notes. Taste Typical, persistent, good structure and good ageing potential.
Goes well with
Ideal wine for main courses such as roasts, grilled red meats and game. We suggest serving it at 18-20°C.