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DOC FCO Cabernet Franc

Very common in Friuli, this grape vine also stands up to rainy summers. Intense ruby red colour, full-bodied, it has a characteristic herbaceous flavour.

Complex and spiced in better vintages, it is especially suited to ageing.

Cultivation

Training system: Spurred Cordon, Unilateral Guyot

System density: 5680 vines per hectare

Yield: 55/60 quintals per hectare

Vineyards year of planting: 1996 – 2001 – 2004

Wine making

Manual harvesting in trays, late season

Maceration of the grapes: 15 days

Ageing in barriques, tonneaux, oak barrels 12 – 18 months

Bottling without filtration

Pairings: roasted meats, grilled meats and wild game.

Serve at 16°C.