Project Description

Friuli

Denominazione di Origine Controllata

Cabernet Franc

Braida Santa Cecilia

Wine characteristics Cabernet Franc

One of the best of Friuli’s red wines. When quickly fermented with the peel, resulting in an easy to drink wine, intense and herbal, with a lovely grape flavour.
After a long fermentation the wine is round, full bodied, tannic and rich of aromas. It ages very well.

Recommended with Cabernet Franc

Young: with cold meat dishes.
Aged: a good companion to toast, game, seasoned dishes and aged cheeses.

Serving temperature Cabernet Franc

16-18 °C; 60-62 °F

Awards

  • James Suckling, 90 pt.
  • Bibenda, 3 Bunches
  • Berebene Gambero Rosso,
    Oscar Best Value for Money
  • Vini d’Italia del Gambero Rosso, 2 Glasses
  • I Vini di Veronelli, 85 pt.
Soil Gravely of alluvial foothill origin, typical of the land named “Grave del Friuli”.
Grapes Pure Cabernet Franc grapes.
Growing system Guyot.
Harvest First week of October.
Vinification The juice is left on the skins during the fermentation which is done under controlled temperature to favour the extraction of colous, of tannis and the growth and the preservation of the original aromas.
Fining In bottle.

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