Fattoria 6 Gigli

Wines

Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc

IGT TREVENEZIE

TYPOLOGY: Red wine

VINEYARD SIZE: 20 hectares

GROWING AREA: Azzano Decimo (Friuli) and Pramaggiore (Veneto)

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: 20 years

AVERAGE ALTITUDE: 15 metres asl

SISTEMA DI ALLEVAMENTO: Spurred Cordon- Sylvoz

NUMERO DI VITI PER HA: 3.000 vines per hectare

PRODUCTION PER HECTARE: 11.000 kg per hectare

VINIFICATION: The clusters are gently de-stemmed and pressed, then the must ferments in steel fermenters with cultured yeasts for 7-9 days at 28-32°C, with regular pumpovers and délestage. After pressing off, the wine is racked into steel for malolactic fermentation and maturation

MATURATION: In steel

APPEARANCE: Ruby red

BOUQUET: Emphatic and clean, elegant, subtly herbaceous

PALATE: Full-bodied, classically herbaceous

SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Delicious with bean soups, the traditional Friulan “Brovada e Muset”, and with meats that are roasted, braised, or grilled

Note (Technical values for last harverst):
Alcohol: 12%

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