Grape: Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso

Production Area: Friuli

Soil type: calcareous origin with good percentage of argillaceous marl.

Training system: Sylvoz

Harvest Time: late September.

Vineyards: east-west and north-south orientation with 2,500/3,000 grapevines per hectare.

Alcohol content: 12%

Total acidity: 6 g/l

Winemaking process: Fermentation on skins lasts for 15-20 days after harvesting at a controlled temperature of 26° – 28° C. Malolactic fermentation follows alcoholic fermentation with further ageing on fine deposits in large inox barrels until spring.

Organoleptic Characteristics:

  • Colour: intense red with violet shades.
  • Bouquet: pure aroma of violet, with hints of leather
  • Taste: Dry, well structured, warm with an excellent long finish.

 

Food Matching: perfect with some traditional Friulian dishes, “musetto” and “brovada”, roasted pork shank, roasts in general, the classic bean soup and medium-aged cheeses.

Service: 16° – 18° C.

Bottle: 0,75 lt.

 

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