Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Sauvignon originates in France and its to ampelographic characteristics place it to the family of Cabernets. The distribution of Cabernet Franc in Goriška Brda is relatively moderate.

Similarly to Cabernet Sauvignon, it requires sunny and airy vineyard soil and elevated southern sites. It is a variety that matures late.

Colour: Its colour is an intense ruby red with the shades of grenat and violet.
Scent: Raspberry-, strawberry-, violet-, fresh hay- and wild apple-scented.
Taste: The wine is full-bodied. When young, it is aggressive and meadow-flavoured, after a few years of maturation id becomes smooth.

It complements nicely venison, smoked meat and grilled meat.