Cabernet Sauvignon

Tunella Cabernet Sauvignon 2020

  • 2020
  • 750ml
  • Red
  • 14.5%
Vintage
2020
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
14.5%
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Grapes
Cabernet Sauvignon
Winery
Tunella
Region
Friuli
Country
Italy
91 AVG
Drink it now or cellar for up to 10 years. It is recommended to decant it for half an hour.

The history of La Tunella begins in the 1960s with grandfather Min and father Livio and continues today with Massimo and Marco Zorzettig, custodians of over 50 years of family history. Of the 70 hectares owned, 70% is dedicated to whites and the remaining 30% to reds, with a share that fully reflects the tradition of the Colli Orientali del Friuli. The vineyards, scattered in about ten plots on the Premariacco hills, on the border with the Bosco Romagno, testify to a landscape of rare beauty and charm, with enviable exposures and roots well rooted in the Ponca, which guarantees health, the right amount of water and, consequently, excellent quality.

The wine is the result of the pure vinification of Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, coming from vineyards grown in the areas of Ipplis and Cividale del Friuli, where this French grape is widespread. After the harvest, carried out in the last week of September, grapes are de-stemmed and crushed. The must ferments in steel in contact with the skins, and the wine is then aged in French oak barrels.

The result is a particularly soft and elegant red, with excellent structure and long persistence. It has an intense ruby color, and on the nose it expresses the characteristic aromas of Cabernet Sauvignon: hints of plum jam, blueberries, blackberries and spicy notes of black pepper. It is the perfect wine for grilled red meat and lamb.
 
Description
Drink it now or cellar for up to 10 years. It is recommended to decant it for half an hour.

The history of La Tunella begins in the 1960s with grandfather Min and father Livio and continues today with Massimo and Marco Zorzettig, custodians of over 50 years of family history. Of the 70 hectares owned, 70% is dedicated to whites and the remaining 30% to reds, with a share that fully reflects the tradition of the Colli Orientali del Friuli. The vineyards, scattered in about ten plots on the Premariacco hills, on the border with the Bosco Romagno, testify to a landscape of rare beauty and charm, with enviable exposures and roots well rooted in the Ponca, which guarantees health, the right amount of water and, consequently, excellent quality.

The wine is the result of the pure vinification of Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, coming from vineyards grown in the areas of Ipplis and Cividale del Friuli, where this French grape is widespread. After the harvest, carried out in the last week of September, grapes are de-stemmed and crushed. The must ferments in steel in contact with the skins, and the wine is then aged in French oak barrels.

The result is a particularly soft and elegant red, with excellent structure and long persistence. It has an intense ruby color, and on the nose it expresses the characteristic aromas of Cabernet Sauvignon: hints of plum jam, blueberries, blackberries and spicy notes of black pepper. It is the perfect wine for grilled red meat and lamb.
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