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Classic Frankovka 2018
Feravino
Region: Slavonija
Country:Croatia
Awards

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Tasting Notes

A fresh and bright red reminiscent of quality New World Gamay. Light in body with a soft, round palate and forward berry fruit. Widely appealing.
Varieties

Frankovka (Blaufrankisch) wines are intensely coloured, medium-bodied reds with brooding, black-fruit flavors and a hint of peppery spice. In the vineyard, Frankovka buds early, ripens late and delivers generous yields. It needs a warm environment to fully mature, which explains its place in wine regions close to the heat of the Pannonian Plain in Central Europe. Thought to have originated in Austria and brought to the Slavonia region at the end of the 18th century, Frankovka became domesticated on Slavonian hills where it found its new home.
Region

Feričanci municipality is located in the western part of Osijek- Baranja county. The Mur river marks the northern edge of the region until it flows into the Drava, the longest of the Danube’s tributaries.
Vineyard

Feravino currently owns 160 hectares of vines, in three locations: Feričanci (3 km away from the cellar-processing location); Zoljan (12 km away from the cellar-processing location); and Ceremošnjak (24 km away from the cellar processing plant). All locations are located on the slopes of Krndija and divided into small microlocations separated by woods and other natural barriers.
Winemaking

Vinified in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Full malolactic fermentation follows in tank prior to a light fining and filtration.

Wine Type: Red

Variety: Frankovka (Blaufrankisch)

Classification: Kvalitetno Vino: Quality Wine

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Appellation: Feričanci

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Soil: n/a

Farming Practices: Conventional

Vinification: Stainless stell fermentation and aging

Residual Sugar: n/a

Alcohol: 12

Malolactic: Yes

Botte Size: 750 ml

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Other Practices: Sustainable