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Refosco

I.G.T. delle Venezie

Typology: Red Wine

Vineyard size: 9.5 hectares

Growing area: Azzano Decimo-Porcia (Pordenone)

Soil profile: Deep soil with a silty-clay loam texture, sub-alkaline with moderate limestone

Grape variety: Refosco dal peduncolo rosso

Aspect: North-south

Average age of vines: 20 years

Number of vines per hectare: 2083

Production per hectare: 9000

bottles produced on average: 14000

Average altitude: 25 mt. asl

Vinification: The clusters are gently de-stemmed and pressed, and the must ferments with cultured yeasts in steel fermenters at 28-32°C for 7-9 days, with regular pumpovers and délestage. The wine is pressed off and racked into steel tanks for malolactic fermentation and maturation.

Maturation: In steel

Bottle ageing: 2-3 months

Appearance: Ruby red, with subtle purplish highlights

Palate: Emphatic and zesty.

Serving suggestions: Recommended with grills and meat stews, with pork and game-sauced first courses.