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SAN SIMONE CABERNET AUVIGNON WINE


CABERNET SAUVIGNON

CURIOSITY: grape variety originated in Bordeaux, in the areas of Médoc and Graves, is undoubtedly the most popular varieties in the world for producing wines of great quality and longevity. It has great capacity to adapt to the most diverse climatic conditions, maintaining its recognizable characteristics while expressing perfectly even those of the terroir.

  • Production zone: alluvial plain in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, west zone of Friuli Grave Doc appellation, municipalities of Porcia and Azzano Decimo.

  • Grape Variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon.

  • Vineyards: guyot training system, 4.000 vines per hectare, yield 100 ql/Ha.

  • Harvest period: I/II week of October.

  • Vinification: crushing and destemming, followed by approximately 15 days maceration in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature (26-28°C); after racking, aging in stainless steel vats and bottling done after eight months of harvest.

  • Alcohol content: 12,5% by vol.

  • Aging potential: to be drunk immediately or to be kept up to 1-3 years.

  • Colour: intense ruby red.

  • Nose: intense and varied, centring on fruity notes. We can distinguish hints of red fruits (raspberry, blueberry, cherry), jammy and purple flower’s smell.

  • Palate: full, complex, and harmonious, velvety tannins refreshed from mild acid vein.

  • Food pairing: ideal with game bird, in particular with baked rack of deer with apple sauce, jugged hare, lentil soups and hard cheeses. Serving temperature: ideal at 18-20°C.