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Cabernet

DOC Friuli Grave

Typology: Red Wine

Vineyard size: 20.52 hectares, of which 1.4 hectares are dedicated to the Ca’ Bembo selection

Growing area: Azzano Decimo-Porcia (Pordenone)

Soil profile: Deep soil with a silty-clay loam texture, sub-alkaline with moderate limestone

Grape variety: Cabernet Franc

Aspect: North-South

Average age of vines: 10 Jahre

Number of vines per hectare: 3125

Production per hectare: 9000

bottles produced on average: 20000

Average altitude: 15 mt asl

Vinification: The clusters are gently de-stemmed and pressed, and the must ferments with cultured yeasts in steel fermenters at 28-32°C for 9-11 days, with regular pumpovers and délestage. The wine is pressed off and racked into steel tanks for malolactic fermentation and maturation

Maturation: In steel

Bottle ageing: 3-4 months

Appearance: Deep ruby red

Bouquet: Clean-edged, elegant, herbaceous

Palate: Dry, with judicious tannins, delicate grassiness

Note: Technical values for last harvest
Alcohol: 12,50%
Total acidity: 5,10 g/l
pH: 3,48
Dry extract: 26,20 g/l
Total SO2: 65 mg/l (legal maximum: 160 mg/l)

Serving suggestions: Excellent partner to grilled red meat and sauced first courses, to hare and deer, polenta, pheasant, and snails