Curtefranca Rosso DOC Vintage 2017

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

Country/Region

Italia, Lombardia, Franciacorta

Vintage

2017

Alcool percentage

12,5%

Number of plants per hectare

5.000 – 6.250

Production per hectare in kg

9.000

Vinification

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

Ageing

8 months in stainless steel tanks/barrique

Barrels type

Barrique

Wood type

French oak

Minimum aging in bottle

2 months

% of grape/cépage

Merlot 50%, Cabernet 45%, Barbera and Nebbiolo 5%

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