Curtefranca Rosso DOC Vintage 2019

Basic Information

This wine is a blend of grapes that complement each other. The Merlot tempers the aggressiveness and structure of the Cabernet Sauvignon and the Cabernet Franc delivers ethereal herbaceous aromas.

Technical Sheet

Food pairing

Red meat, salami and cheeses.

Serving temperature

16 – 18°C

Grapes

Merlot, Cabernet, Barbera and Nebbiolo

Appellation

Curtefranca Rosso

Classification

DOC

Color

Red

Type

Still

Vineyards

Boschette, Santella, Quadri, Simonini

Country/Region

Italia, Lombardia, Franciacorta

Vintage

2019

Alcool percentage

12,5%

Number of plants per hectare

5.000 – 6.250

Production per hectare in kg

8.000

Vinification

Maceration on the skins for 12/15 days with delastage and pumping over

Ageing

22 months in stainless steel tanks/barrique

Barrels type

Barrique

Wood type

French oak

Minimum aging in bottle

2 months

% of grape/cépage

Merlot 54%, Cabernet Franc 25%, Cabernet Sauvignon 17%,  Barbera and Nebbiolo 4%

Soil type

Older moraine level rich in fossils and very deep, covered with fine Aeolian deposits; more recent moraine level composed of glacial river deposits

Exposure

Various

Training system

Cordon trained spur pruned

Agricultural method

Organic

Type of harvest

Manual in crates