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.
- 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.