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Cabernet Franc, 2018

By Monteforche

  • Appellation: Veneto IGT
  • Region: Veneto
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: Red
  • Grape Varieties: Cabernet Franc
  • Soil type: Clay, Marl
  • Vessel type: Cement - Other
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • Low sulphite.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Total Sulphites: 20 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Alcohol: 13.5% Bottle size: 75cl Average age of vines: 50 years Cabernet Franc is a variety that has thrived on these hills since Napoleon’s times. This is a selection of Alfonso’s best fruit that spends a fortnight on skins, before resting on lees in concrete for eighteen months. This is dark, earthy and spiced, with a little tannin and plenty of black fruits.

About Monteforche

Veneto, Italy

Alfonso farms his vines organically, undertaking all of the vineyard work himself. The wines are fermented on the skins with wild yeasts and rest on their lees in concrete vats until bottling.