Cabernet Franc Rosi 12Tredici14, natural wine, 100% Cabernet Franc, complex, rich and stunning complexity, beautiful artisan wine. Outstanding red wine made in tiny quantities by 'il Maestro' Eugenio Rosi, self styled numero uno artisan wine maker from the Trentino. In his 600 year old cellar 10 metres under ground, this wine is made from a blend of 3 vintages of Cabernet Franc partly because he doesn't have much fruit (only 2000 bottles a year are produced) and also because Eugenio wanted to make a wine with no sulphites and he realised that by blending in new wine to the barrel, it is naturally preserved better and so he only needs to use a smidgen of sulphite at bottling. The final total sulphur is only around 20 mg/litre. The wine is matured in various types of barrel before being hand bottled and dispatched across Europe to grace the tables of the finest restaurants. This is Italian Cheval Blanc, amazing concentration from the very low yields in his tiny vineyard, the wine is sensual and seductive, well structured with amazing brightness and life. Eugenio really is one of the great's of artisan wine making, he thinks outside the box, goes his own way and defies convention, not least with his 'Jesus Christ' like appearance. A great guy and a stunning wine, buy some now!
|Production Method||Natural, Biodynamic, Organic|
|Wine Type||Red Wine|
|Wine Style||Full bodied|
|Total Sulphur||Well below 50mg/l|
|Maturation||3 years, 3 different vintages 2013,2014,2015, 3 different types of wood for ageing including Cherry and Chestnut wood|
|Annual Production||0 - 5,000 bottles|
|Ageing Potential||10 Years Plus|