Ca' Bembo

Wines

Cabernet Franc

D.O.C. FRIULI

TYPOLOGY: Red wine

VINEYARD SIZE: 8,00 hectares, of which 1,50 hectares are dedicated to the Ca’ Bembo selection

GROWING AREA: Azzano Decimo-Porcía (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: 15 years

AVERAGE ALTITUDE: 15 metres asl

SISTEMA DI ALLEVAMENTO: Spurred Cordon

NUMERO DI VITI PER HA: 3.125 vines per hectare

PRODUCTION PER HECTARE: 9.000 kg per hectare

BOTTLES PRODUCED ON AVERAGE: Average 12.000 bottles

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 tending to purple

BOUQUET: Clean-edged, elegant, herbaceous

PALATE: Dry, with judicious tannins, delicate grassiness

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

Note (Technical values for last harverst):
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)


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