Appellation: Friuli Grave D.O.C.
Grape variety: 100% Refosco dal peduncolo rosso Production zone: vines from San Foca, gravelly soil of alluvial origin, guyot training system, 5.000 vines per hectare, yield 100 ql/ha Harvest: end of September, hand-picked grapes
Vinification: after crushing and destemming, follows 3/4 days pre-fermentative maceration. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentations last 15 day at controlled temperature of maximum 21/22° C. After ranking, 8 months ageing occurs in oak casks, then 6 months in bottle Color: full ruby red
Nose: complex and intense, focused on fruity aroma, in particular soft fruits one, spicy and woody Taste: a perfect mirroring to the nose underscores fruity, jammy and spicy flavours, which are round and silky. A natural acidity refreshes the palate showing a harmonious an d persistent end
Food pairing: roasted red meat, poultry, game and wild game, soft or hard aged cheese. Venetian tradition: tripe in Treviso recipe, mixed boiled meat or calf stew
Alcoholic content: 12,5% vol. Serving temperature: ideal at 18/20° C, in carré stem glasses. We suggest to slowly lead the wine at temperature, taking the bottle off from storage place the day before tasting
Wine list reference:Italo Cescon artigiano del vino, Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso, Friuli Grave D.O.C.