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Organic Red Wine "Cabernet Franc" - Tuscany - Buy Online

Cabernet Franc PE 2016

IGT Toscana Rosso "Cabernet Franc" 2016 - Organic


Personal Edition - Bott. 0,75 Lt


Organoleptic Notes and Pairings

Colour: deep ruby red with light purple notes, verging on garnet with aging

Bouquet: strong, ample, with hints of cherry, raspberry and blackberry, with spicy and varietal herbs hints

Taste: with medium structure, warm, slightly tannic, large, velvety and elegant

To be served at: 18°C

Perfect foil with: game, seasoned meats and cheeses of young and average ripening, cow and goat cheese. For the many lovers of this variety is an exciting wine for meditative relaxation after dinner.

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When twenty years ago we took over our small company overlooking the city of Siena, in addition to a very small plot of Merlot, we planted also 7 rows of Cabernet Franc. The first in Tuscany, not to be difficult, but because studying our terroir we realized that it had the characteristics that Cabernet Franc grapes, if properly ripened, well vinified and aged, could produce a wine maybe not for everyone, but exciting and with a strong personality. The first years frustrated our expectations, the wine ended up being too herbaceous and tannic but, since the tenth harvest, when the plants reached their physiological maturity, the big surprise was presented: a fruity wine where the raspberry replaced the herbaceous, of great body, intense and almost moving. Given the very small quantity we are able to produce, it has rightfully become part of the wines of our Personal Edition.


TECHNICAL DATA SHEET


Denomination: IGT Toscana Rosso (Super Tuscan)

Area of production: Siena

Varietal composition: 100% Cabernet Franc

Harvesting: 2016

Environment sustainability: Organic Wine

Alcoholic content: 14,0%

Number of bottles: 1500


Average altitude of the vineyards: 280 mt a.s.l.

Type of soil: tophus soil with clayey intrusion, rich in fine skeleton

Yield per hectare: 4000 Kg

Thickness of implantation plants: 4870 vinestocks/Ha

Growing system: guyot

Time of harvesting: first decade of October

Harvesting: selection of the bunches by hand picking only and handling bunches in small boxes of 15 kg


Vinification: traditional red winemaking with co-inoculation

Type of fermentation: stainless steel in small tanks

Fermentation Temperature: 26°C

Fermentation period: 16 days

Maturation: in 5 new barriques for 14 months

Time of bottling: from the 36° months after harvesting

Refinement in bottle: at least 6 months

Capacity of aging: high (15-20 years from harvesting)

Data sheet

Vintage
2016
Typology
Red Wine
Varietal composition
Cabernet Franc
Capacity of aging
16 years
Aging in wood
14 months

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