BORGO DELLE CASETTE

ORDER

Euganean Hills
Controlled Designation of Origin
Cabernet Riserva

It is a blend of Cabernet Savignon with the addition of Franc and Carmenere grapes. Fermentation, maturing and refining take place in oak barrels for 18- 24 months, without filtration during the bottling. Endowed with silky tannins, it is a very harmonious wine, rich in polyphenols. It has a deep ruby colour with purplish highlights and hints of black fruits and spices.

TECHNICAL FEATURES

  • WineEuganean Hills Cabernet Riserva
  • Harvest2013
  • Vine VarietyCabernet sauvignon 70%, Cabernet franc 30%
  • VineyardPlanted in 1975
  • Alcohol14%
  • Acidity5.70
  • PH3.57
  • GroundCalcareous, marly, rich in texture
  • Altitude/
    Exposure
    130-150 m.a.s.l. / south-east, north-west

  • Vine Training SystemSpurred Cordon
  • Density2300 vinestocks per Ha. old vineyard
    5000-6000 vinestocks per Ha. new vineyard

  • Yield (per hectare)35 Hl
  • Production10.000 bottles
  • VinificationFermentation and maceration in glazed concrete tanks and stainless steel tanks for 20 days.
  • Refining for bottling12 months in stainless steel and 12 months in oak Allier barrique barrels, 50% new and 50% already used once; it is then blended and, after some months, bottled without filtration.

FEATURES

  • ColourDeep ruby colour with purplish highlights, when recently obtained, then garnet-coloured.
  • FragranceFull-bodied, embracing, cassis, blackberry, blueberry, coffee, thyme, underbrush, vanilla hints, liquorice.
  • TasteFull-bodied texture, simultaneously fine and balanced with soft tannins, warm, rich in polyphenols which, according to recent medical studies, play an important role in for our health thanks to their bioactivity.
  • AbbinamentoCon arrosti di carni rosse, cacciagione, selvaggina e selezione di formaggi

AWARDS RECEIVED

  • Borgo 20063 bicchieri Gambero Rosso
  • Borgo 2007Medaglia d’Oro al Concours Mondial de Bruxelles
  • Borgo 2008Gran Medaglia d’Oro al Concours Mondial de Bruxellex
  • Borgo 2008“Grande Vino” Slow Wine – Guida 2013
  • Borgo 20103 bicchieri Gambero Rosso
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