Bortoluzzi Cabernet Franc Venezia Giulia IGT
100% Cabernet Franc. Bright ruby in color. Intense, herbaceous nose with notes of green peppers. The wine is smooth and elegant on the palate. Delicate on the palate, with sweet tannins.
“For the Bortoluzzi family sensitivity is important, as is tradition. You must always be forward-looking in order to improve, but without forgetting what history and experience have taught you.“
Grapes: 100% Cabernet Franc
Vineyards: From vineyards located close to Gradisca & Fogliano Redipuglia
Altitude: 80-100 feet above sea level
Soil: Gravelly, red and grey terrain that is rich in minerals and microelements
Vine Training: Guyot
Vine Age: 15-20 years
Time of Harvest: Late September to early October
Vine Density: 1,820 vines per acre
Total Production: 4,000 bottles
Vinification Process: The grapes are harvested exclusively by hand; the stalks are removed and the fruit undergoes 15 days’ fermentation at a temperature of 77° F.
Aging Process: The wine ages in stainless steel for 12 to 14 months followed by 12 months of bottle aging.
Alcohol Content: 13.00%
Winemaker: Giovanni Bortoluzzi
Cellaring: Up to 8 Years
|Dimensions||10.2 × 13.4 × 12.0 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 12 bottles per case