Zaglia Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso DOC 2013
A ruby red in color wine, intense, herbaceous and winey scent with hints recalling the wild blackberry and soft fruit. Sharp, slightly tannic and pleasingly bitterish flavor. Named for its red stem, Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso is a native vine of Friuli and considered one of the best in the area. Its origin is supposed to be between northeastern Italy and Istria in Croatia.
Friuli Venezia Giulia DOC
Malolactic fermentation; - Few months' exposure to its fine activated lees; - Controlled clarification temperature and conservation in steel vats.
The grapes are cleaned and cooled; - Dynamic skin maceration exploiting the fermentation gases and traditional punching down; - Controlled fermentation temperature.
Serving Temperature: 60° F; uncork 2 to 3 hours before serving
Food Pairing Notes
It suits well to fatty meat and country dishes from the Friuli Venezia Giuliaan cuisine.