REFOSCO DAL PEDUNCOLO ROSSO - Friuli Grave Doc
Production zone: alluvial plain in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, west zone of
Friuli Grave Doc appellation, municipality of Azzano Decimo.
Grape Variety: 100% Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso.
Vineyards: guyot training system, 4.000 vines per hectare, yield 90 ql/Ha.
Harvest Period: IV week of September.
Vinification: crushing and destemming, followed by approximately
10 days maceration of the skins in stainless steel tanks at controlled
temperature (26-28°C); after racking, aging in stainless steel vats and
bottling done after eight months of harvest.
Alcohol Content: 12,5% by vol.
Aging potential: to be drunk immediately or to be kept up to 1-3 years.
Colour: intense ruby red with purple reflections.
Nose: characteristic, intense and reminiscent of fresh fruits in the nose,
which explodes with the notes that recall the underbrush of wild
blackberries and raspberries and delicate perceptions of violets.
Palate: firm, slightly tannic and pleasantly bitterish. Traces of mature
plums and raspberry. vinous and fragrant, with a good acidity level.
Food Pairing: it is indicated with the regional cuisine and with all types
of meat, in particular with roast pork, thanks to the pronounced acidity
that has an effect that “takes away the fat”.
Suitable also with rich soups, ravioli with meat and lasagne.
Serving temperature: ideal at 18-20°C.