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MAVRETIČ FAMILY

Kamenica 6

SI-8330 Metlika

Slovenia

 

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BLUE FRANCONIAN
Vintage 2007
Red, dry
Matured in: wood, oak barrels
Volume: 0.75 l
Alcohol content: 14.5 %
Wine serving temperature: 18 °C

Aroma
Forest fruits, blueberry, raspberry, vanilla.
Appearance
Intensive red, violet.
Flavour
Prominent, rich, long

Description
Blue Franconian is rich with tannins, which have a positive effect on our health. The maturity of the vintage provides aromas of forest fruits, especially blueberries and raspberries, with longer aging it also gains the vanilla tones. Fermentation occurs at high temperature above 28 degrees in a closed system, where it is fermented 70%, while further 30% of fermentation occurs in the barrel.
It must be aged in a wooden barrel, of suitable volume (not too large). We maintained constant temperature and humidity, enabled access of sufficient air and oxygen, without which there would be no Blue Franconian.
Tannins required more time to soften, since it was aggressive and astringent when young. The colour also needs air, which is why we decanted in sunny weather, through air, so that it glowed even more intensively. The wine is suitable for aging.