Franconia is a single-varietal dry red wine made with the Friuli traditional grape of the same name.
It is a fairly young red wine, not undergoing any aging in wood, nor lengthy aging in stainless steel.
Franconia by Bortolusso is a medium-bodied red, with a deep ruby color. It is moderately tannic with a note of acidity. The younger it is opened it gives off herbaceous notes with a really juicy feel of cherry and raspberry notes, as it ages more aromas of undergrowth come out.
Appellation: Friuli Annia
Training System: Guyot or Cappuccina
Harvest Time: Early October
Winemaking: Grapes are soft pressed then left to ferment for 15 days at a controlled temperature.
Pairings: Roast meats or grilled vegetables.