PRODUCTION ZONE: Plains and hills close to Cividale del Friuli (NE Italy)
VARIETAL: Refosco dal peduncolo rosso
GROWING SYSTEM: Guyot and Friuli single inverted
HARVEST PERIOD: September
WINEMAKING: The grapes are gently desteemed before crushing. The must thus obtained is left to ferment together with the skins at controlled temperature with frequent pumping over in order to extract color and flavour. After racking, aging takes place in glass-lined cement tanks.
ALCOHOL: 12.50% vol. average
COLOUR: Intense ruby red tending to purplish.
TASTING NOTES: Intense and pleasant, with great elegance, and personality showing the typical flavors of the varietal. Vinous and fruity fragrances with notes of blackberry, blackcurrant and blueberry; subtle hints of green pepper are also noticed. On the palate it is soft and dry with vinous flavours and lively tannins.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18 ° C
SUGGESTED PAIRING: Stuffed quail, shin of pork, meats on a skewer, a good pairing for game or casserole.