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Euganean Hills | Controlled Designation of Origin - Cabernet Riserva

It is a blend of Cabernet Savignon with the addition of Franc and Carmenere grapes. Fermentation, matugin and regining 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.
Cabernet Sauvignon
0%
Cabernet Franc
0%
Category: Red wine

AWARDS RECEIVED

Acknowledgements:
  • trebicchieri Gambero Rosso: Borgo 2006, Borgo 2012
  • Medaglia d’Oro al Concours Mondial de Bruxelles: Borgo 2007
  • Gran Medaglia d’Oro al Concours Mondial de Bruxellex: Borgo 2008
  • Slow Wine Grande Vino: Borgo 2008, Borgo 2011
  • Guida Vitae 4 viti: Borgo 2011, Borgo 2012
  • Slow Wine Vino Slow: Borgo 2012

TECHNICAL DATA AND CHARACTERISTICS OF THE WINE

Wine:
Euganean Hills Cabernet Riserva
Vineyard:
Planted in 1975
Vine variety
70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Cabernet Franc
Alcol:
14.50%
Acidity:
5.80
Ground:
Calcareous, marly, rich in texture
PH:
3.55
Altitude / Exposure:
130-150 m. m.a.s.l. / south-east, north-west
Wine training system:
Spurred cordon
Density:
2300 vinestocks per Ha. old vineyard; 5000 – 6000 vinestocks per Ha. new vineyard
Yield (per hectare):
35 Hl
Production:
10.000 bottles
Vinification:
Fermentation and maceration in glazed concrete tanks and stainless steel tanks for 20 days
Refining for bottling:
12 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
Colour:
Deep ruby colour with purplish highlights, when recently obtained, then garnet-coloured
Fragrance:
Full-bodied, embrancing, cassis, blackberry, blueberry, coffee, thyme, underbrush, vanilla hints, liquorice
Taste:
Full-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

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