SOPRA Cabernet Franc 2016
Costa Toscana Rosso IGT
100% Cabernet Franc
Designation of origin: Costa Toscana Rosso IGT
Grape variety: Cabernet Franc
Label: The small moon on the label of SOPRA CABERNET FRANC illustrates the special importance of the phases of the moon when ripening Cabernet Franc, as well as when bottling our organic Cabernet Franc red wine.
Vinification: Harvested by hand. A vibrating table is used to select the grapes, from vintage 2020 on with an optic sorting machine. Fermentation with indigenous yeast in steel tanks and subsequent malolactic fermentation in French barriques (first use). The wine is aged for 24 months in barriques. Afterwards, the wine is bottled (without filtration).
Alcohol content: 14,5 % | Vintage: 2016
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The colour is a dark ruby red with bright reflections. The bouquet is very characteristic and complex, with spicy notes of white pepper, redcurrants, blueberries, citron and a fresh, balsamic note. Lively, flawless and crisp fruit develops dynamically and progressively on the palate. The tannins are tightly woven, sweet and spicy, with an exceptionally fine grain. The long, well-structured finish promises a great outlook. A wine which, even at its tender age, marries character with balance, while concealing great and complex potential.
Much like all SOPRA wines, this wine goes well with hearty meat dishes. This well-balanced red wine goes wonderfully with starters and main courses. The spicy nature of its bouquet makes this wine an excellent accompaniment to meals with hot and spicy components, as well as mushroom dishes.
Serving temperature: 16 – 18° C