Le Monde

Cabernet Franc – 2020

Region: Italy - Friuli Venezia Giulia

Le Monde

Le Monde lies between the banks of the Livenza and Meduna rivers, close to the border between the provinces of Treviso and Pordenone in Friuli Grave. The winery headquarters, built in the eighteenth century maintains the architectural characteristics of the time. Originally property of the Pistoni family, the wine farm together with the vineyards was acquired Alex Maccan in 2008.

The Wine

Vineyard Profile

Estate vineyards in D.O.C. Friuli.

  • Soil: Calcareous-clay, rich in microelements
  • Vine Planting Density: 4000 vine/ha
  • Vine Training System: Guyot
Harvest Notes
  • Hand harvested the first 10 days of September
  • Careful monitoring during pressing
  • Slow fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks with daily manual punchdowns for 15 – 20 days
  • Aged 9 months in stainless steel tanks
Winemaker's Notes

Intense ruby red with garnet red tinges. A rich, lingering bouquet with intense notes of fruit preserves and hints of grass. The palate is velvety and  mouthfilling, balanced by supporting acidity with excellent length.

Pairs well with cured and red meats as well as game.

Wine Summary

Monovarietal Cabernet Franc; alcohol: 13%; wine Certified Sustainable by SQNPI Italy; grown in calcareous-clay, rich soils; harvested in early October; slow fermentation in controlled temperature, stainless steel tanks with daily punchdowns for 15-20 days; aged in stainless steel for 9 months before bottling.

Technical Information
  • 100% Cabernet Franc
  • Alcohol: 13%
  • Certified Sustainable by SQNPI Italy

General Info

Country Italy
Region Friuli Venezia Giulia
Appellation(s) DOC Friuli
Proprietors Alex Maccan
Founded 1970
Winemaker Giovanni Ruzzene
Annual Production 18,333 9L cases
Farming (Sustainable, organic, biodynamic) Sustainable