VINITALY – Verona, April 9th/12th 2017 - Hall 7 Stand A2
Type of wine: Red, dry, Cabernet Sauvignon Friuli Grave.
Producer: Fernando Pighin & Figli S.agr. a r.l.
Grape varieties: Monovarietal Cabernet Sauvignon.
Zone of production: Fraz. Risano, Pavia di Udine (UD), Italy.
Soil: Heavy and moderately loose-packed, with patches of gravel.
Training system: Single Guyot with 4,000 vines per hectare, bunch thinning to obtain a more structured product which is suited to long development.
Yield per hectare: 75 quintals of grapes per hectare.
Harvest: During the period of optimal ripeness, on 6 October.
Vinification: With the technique of maceration on the skins at the controlled temperature of +10° to +28° C for a period of 10 days.
Ageing: Kept in stainless steel vats for 2 months, 12 - 18 months in oak barrels of various origins (from Slavonia and France) and subsequently in the bottle for 6 months before marketing.
Alcohol content: 12.5% by vol.
Residual sugar: 2.50 g/l.
Total acidity: 4.70 g/l in tartaric acid.
Extract: 28.50 g/l.
Colour: Vivid ruby red.
Bouquet: Complex aroma, pleasant initial spiciness with hints of cherry, wild berry, green pepper and dry hay.
Taste: Well structured, warm, slightly tannic, flavour of raspberries and blackberries on the palate accompanied by a light note of violet.
Pairing: Excellent with roast meats and game, goes well with grilled meats, sausages and sliced meats.
Serve: At the temperature of +18° C to +20° C. Uncork the bottle half an hour before serving.
Consumption and ageing potential: Wine with excellent longevity. In the proper conditions, it can be aged for 5 to 6 years.