Refosco 2013

APPELLATION
I.G.T. Venezia Giulia

VIGNIFICATION
After destemming the must with the skins is transferred into a stainless steel tank for starting the fermentation at a controlled temperature. After approximately 15-16 days skin contact, at the end of the alcoholic fermentation, the wine lays for 30 months in new and used oak barriques and tonneaux.
Harvest: hand picking in small boxes.
Grapes conditions: perfectly mature at the picking time.
Picking Time: third week of September.
Grapes: 100% indigenous Refosco

TECHNICAL NOTES
Color: Intense bright ruby red.
Nose: Red berries, roasted coffee and sour black cherry.
Taste: velvety, red and black fruits. Liquorice is balanced with dark chocolate. Rounded tannins. Very long finish.

PAIRING
Refosco is a traditional red wine from Friuli so pairs perfectly with salami and cheese and polenta . Roasted or boiled sausage is also a nice wedding with this powerful full bodied wine. Grilled red meats as well like gamy are great options.

TECHNICAL DATA

Vineyard surface:Ha 1,4
Pruning:Double guyot
Yield per hectare:15000 pounds
Row sizes:2,70 mt. per 0,9 mt.
Year of planting:1993
Acidity:5,90 gr./Lt.
Sugar residual:0,10 gr./Lt.
Dry extract:34,30 gr./Lt.
Total sulfites:52 mg/Lt.
Free sulfites:24 mg/Lt.
Vol.:13,16 %

SOIL

Clay. Vineyard planted in a flat land, orientation north – south and sun exposure east-west.