Refosco 2015

APPELLATION
DOC FRIULI AQUILEIA

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 12-15 days skin contact, at the end of the alcoholic fermentation, the wine lays for 14 months in stainless steel tanks.
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 ruby red.
Nose: Red berries, tobacco hints and black pepper.
Taste: velvety, red and black fruits, spicy. Rounded tannins, black and red fruits with a long finish.

PAIRING
Refosco is a traditional red wine from Friuli. Pairs well with grilled red meats, stews and gamy . Nice option with sausage and polenta and great with aged cheeses.

TECHNICAL DATA

Vineyard surface:Ha 1,4
Pruning:Double guyot
Yield per hectare:17000 pounds
Row sizes:2,70 mt. per 0,9 mt.
Year of planting:1993
Acidity:5,50 gr./Lt.
Sugar residual:0,20 gr./Lt.
Dry extract:26,60 gr./Lt.
Total sulfites:89 mg/Lt.
Free sulfites:29 mg/Lt.
Vol.:12,39 %

SOIL

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