VARIETAL COMPOSITION 100% Cabernet FrancPRODUCTION AREA Spessa (Colli Megaluzzi),
Cividale of the Friuli
SOIL TYPE AND DISPOSITION Eocene Marls (Flysch of Cormons) on hill slopes
EXTENSION OF THE VINEYARD 0.8 hectares
ALTITUDE/EXPOSITION 140 m asl, south/south-east
VINEYARD ESTABLISHMENT 1991-2005
VINE DENSITY 5000-6250 plants/hectare
VINE TRAINING SYSTEM Classic Guyot (6-8 buds)
YIELD PER PLANT approximately 1.0 kg
GRAPE HARVEST Hand-picked harvest using crates; beginning of October
WINEMAKING destemmed and crushed the grapes are placed in French oak vats to ferment for about
20 days, undergoing frequent manual punching of the cap. The grape marc is delicately removed from the vats, undergoes soft pressing and the resulting wine is placed in French oak barrels.
AGEING in French oak barrels for about 20 months and further 4 months in the bottle.