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Dorigo Cabernet Franc

Dorigo Cabernet Franc

€25.95
Cabernet Franc has been grown in Friuli for centuries. It should be said, however, that most of the older vine stock comprises Carmenère, Cabernet Franc's near twin. The reason for the variety's success in Friuli is simple. The region's climate and soil types have proved to be an ideal growing environment. Late harvest has taken the edge off Cabernet Franc's characteristic green notes. The wine completed malolactic fermentation, before maturing for eight months in oak, to mellow out the tannins. The final product is a warm, soft, spicily aromatic wine that can be aged in the cellar for many years.
  • Body
    Medium
  • Country
    Italy
  • Region
    Fruili
  • Colour/Style
    Red
  • Grape Variety
    100% Cabernet Franc

Description

Cabernet Franc has been grown in Friuli for centuries. It should be said, however, that most of the older vine stock comprises Carmenère, Cabernet Franc's near twin. The reason for the variety's success in Friuli is simple. The region's climate and soil types have proved to be an ideal growing environment. Late harvest has taken the edge off Cabernet Franc's characteristic green notes. The wine completed malolactic fermentation, before maturing for eight months in oak, to mellow out the tannins. The final product is a warm, soft, spicily aromatic wine that can be aged in the cellar for many years.

Details

Food Pairing A great red as an aperitif or perfect accompaniment with cold meats and cheese
ABV 12.50%
Categories Wine, Italy, Red Wine, Wines Under €30

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