Cabernet 2015

APPELLATION
Cabernet DOC Friuli Aquileia

VIGNIFICATION
After destemming the must with the skins is transferred into a stainless steel tank for starting the fermentation at a controlled temperature. After approximately 12-15 days skin contact, at the end of the alcoholic fermentation, the wine is ready to be aged for a long term (12-14 months) in stainless steel before the bottling.
Harvest: hand picking in small boxes
Grapes conditions: perfectly mature at the picking time
Picking Time: third week of September.
Grapes: this 100% Cabernet is a blend of different clones of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. The experience and the knowledge allow us to find the perfect balance of the two varieties each year to get the most enjoyable wine.

TECHNICAL NOTES
Colour: Ruby Red with violaceous reflections.
Nose: small red fruits, berries, leather.
Taste: very intense, herbaceous, tobacco hints with small red fruits and spicies.

PAIRING
In general pairs very well with all the cold cuts. Great with Gulash and stews. Grilled filet. Old seasoned cheeses.

TECHNICAL DATA

Vineyard surface:Ha 3,5
Pruning:Double guyot
Yield per hectare:16000 pounds
Row sizes:2,70 mt. per 0,9 mt.
Year of planting:Tra il 1991 e il 1994
Acidity:5,10 gr./Lt.
Sugar residual:1,00 gr./Lt.
Dry extract:26,20 gr./Lt.
Total sulfites:104 mg/Lt.
Free sulfites:18 mg/Lt.
Vol.:12,84 %

SOIL

Vineyard planted in a flat land, orientation north – south and sun exposure east-west.