Collio Cabernet Sauvignon
DESCRIPTION: DOC (Registered Designation of Origin) Red Wine
PRODUCTION AREA: COLLIO Municipality of San Floriano del Collio
PRODUCTION AREAS: Asci, Uclanzi
EXTENSION: 0.70 ha
GRAPE VARIETIES: 100 % Cabernet Sauvignon
SOILS: Hilly terrain of stratified Eocene marl and sandstone
YIELD PER HECTARE: 60 – 70 ql.
GROWING SYSTEM: Guyot
HARVEST: Hand-harvested – first decade of October
VINIFICATION: De-stemming and crushing of grapes and following maceration for eight days with 3 pump- overs per day. After devatting, the wine is aged in oak barrels of different sizes for at least 12 months.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13 – 13,5 % vol. (depending on the vintage)
COLOUR: Ruby red with a garnet tinge
BOUQUET: Intense and pungent, reminds blackberries and blueberries
PALATE: Adequately tannic, warm, harmonious and well-balanced
SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Appropriate for the most demanding combinations, it goes well with red meats, roasts, game and aged cheeses.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18 – 20 °C