Constantini Cabernet Franc Eminent

Constantini Cabernet Franc Eminent

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Red Wine Constantini Cabernet Franc Eminent – Goriška Brda, Slovenia

  • The winegrower: The Humar Family. 
  • Region: Goriška Brda, Slovenia.
  • Grape variety: Cabernet Franc. 
  • Alc.: 14 % vol.
  • Sweetness: Dry.
  • Vintage: 2012 -2014.
  • Volume: 750 ml.

Ageing potential: 2018 – 2030. Cabernet Franc Eminent has the maturing capability in bottles, 12 years or more. Over the years of ageing, the rich structure and harmony of aromas gain in complexity, elegance and bouquet. The wine stays fresh, fullness of taste and vitality thanks to the micro-terroir and the natural production method.

Vinification: Grape harvest: October. Hand harvesting of selected grapes at full ripeness. Gentle handling of grapes and must. Maceration: 14 days on the skins in stainless steel tanks. Fermentation is completed in stainless steel tanks. Maturation: Natural maturing in 225 – litre oak barrels (barrique) for 3 years. Wine is not filtered.

Characteristics: Intense ruby red colour. The bouquet is mature, complex, noble. An elegant, full-bodied wine with the taste of black cherries, red fruit, paprika, pepper, oak notes. Smooth tannins. Harmonious and persistent taste with a pleasant freshness and mineral note. Noble aftertaste. We recommend opening the bottle about one hour prior to tasting the wine. The aroma is fully developed through the process of decanting.

Food pairings: Ravioli with salvia, game terrine, florentine steak, venishon fillet in wine sauce, wild boar cutlet, mature cheeses. Serving temperature: 18 °C.