Franconia Vigne Alte Riserva

12,90

Franconia is an Austrian variety or more likely a Slovenian variety. It is also known under the German name of Limbergher. Is grown in Austria and in all the wine areas of the former Austro-Hungaric Empire; in Italy is cultivated in Friuli Venezia Giulia.
The grapes are hand picked in 20 kg crates. The harvest is happening at the best level of grapes maturation. Fermentation in stain steel tanks. Skin contact during fermentation is 10 days long and is giving to the wine an elegant and long lasting taste.
This wine is ageing 4 years in French oak casks and 12 months in the bottles that we keep lay down in our quiet cellar.

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Description

Grown in our vineyards on the foothills of Foresto Sparso, Iseo Lake
Grapes 100% Franconia
Altitude 450 m a.s.l.
Training system Guyot
Harvest period mid October
Ageing 4 years in tonneaux (500 l) and french oak
barriques (225 l) + 12 months of bottle ageing
Bottling date October 2018
Alcohol 13,08 %vol • AT 5,80 g/l • pH 3,48
Malolactic fermentation in oak casks

SERVING TEMPERATURE 18-20 °C

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