Agronomic specs

GrapesCabernet Franc 100%
ExposureWest North West
Altitude230/300 mts
Soil typologySoil rich in clay and calcium
Plant density6000 plants/Ha
Raising systemGuyot
Production/Ha70 q/Ha
Harvest timeSeptember/October
Vineyard average age5 years

Enologic specs

TypologyI.G.T. Emilia
Harvest makingManual with choice
Fermentation timeMacerations on skins for 40 days
Fermentation temperature<32° C
Affinages1 year in the bottle
Maturation24 months in Allier’s oak barrels
Alcohol14,5 % Vol

Organoleptic specs

ColourDeep ruby colour
NoseAttractive aroma mingles pine, spice, licorice, violets, berries
PalateThe palate is predominantly red fruit with some spicy, peppery notes and some green, leafy characteristics typical of Cabernet Franc. The palate is soft with a persistent and elegant ending.
Service’s temperature16-18° C
Together withRed meats, roast beef and game meats.
Franc riserva 2010