Made from selected grapes from vineyards on terraces. Soil and exposure: Mainly marls and sandstones belonging to the flyschoid formation of the Eocene age, characteristics of the hilly area with south, south-est exposure.

Grape variety: Cabernet Franc.
Wine region: Goriška brda - Slovenia
Soil: flysch of Eocene origin (marl and sandstone with a predominantly clayey component), the soil is rich in minerals and marine fossils.
Vineyard orientation: S, SE
Altitude: 130 m
Vine training: single Guyot
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 three years. Maturing continues after bottling. Tertiary aromas will develop over the years to come.
Sugar level: dry
Bottle and packaging: Bordolese EUROPEA 0,75 l/cardboard box of 12 bottles.

Serving temperature: 18 °C
We recommend opening the bottle about one hour prior to tasting the wine. The aroma is fully developed through the process of decanting.

Description: Intense ruby red colour. With longer maturing, it takes on ruby red to brick hues. The bouquet is ripe, complex, and noble, with a scent of tobacco, cigars and leather. On the palate, black cherry, plum jam, pepper, and oak notes are all elegantly enriched with a soft spiciness. Harmonious and persistent flavour with a pleasant freshness and a mineral note. Smooth tannins. An elegant, full-bodied wine. Noble aftertaste.

Great potential for bottle maturing.

Food pairing
Appetizers: spicy cold cuts of meat
Appetizers: ravioli with salvia
Appetizers: game terrine
Red meat: smoked beef tongue
Red meat: oxtail in wine sauce
Red meat: Florentine steak
Game: game with juniper
Game: venison fillet in wine sauce, wild boar cutlet
Cheese: mature cheeses

CABERNET FRANC Eminent reaches its maximum expression in the first eight years and can then, under the right bottle-storing conditions, exceed ten years or more.

CABERNET FRANC Eminent with a bottle ageing potential of ten years and more. The rich structure and harmony of the aromas acquire complexity, elegance, and bouquet with ageing.
Thanks to a highly suitable micro-terroir and natural production methods, the wine remains fresh, fruity, and full of flavour and vitality.

Red wine. Dry wine.
Soil: flysch of Eocene origin (marl and sandstone). Select locations and grapes - micro terroir.
Maceration: 14 days on the skins in stainless steel tanks. Fermentation is completed in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature.
Maturation: 2 years in oak barrels.

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