Refosco Dal Ped Rosso has always been known as the farmers wine yet nearly dissapeared over the course of the last couple of decades. Fortunatly people like my father kept this grape alive and it is now starting to make a comeback.
GRAPE TYPE: 100% refosco dal peduncolo rosso
APPELATION: doc friuli grave
WINE TYPE: red wine
We use the double Guyot training system. Plant density is approximatly 4700 vines per hectar and yield per hectar is around 80 q/ha.
Harvested mid September, undergoing a natural appasimento on the vine. Grapes are destemmed and crushed then left to macerate with their skins for 24 hours. Aging in stainless steel tanks with frequent battonage lasting 8 months before being bottled. Once aging is complete, the wine is left to rest in the bottle
for a period of 90 days.
Dry red wine with hints of green and black pepper as well as some wild fruits.
Best served with roasted leg of lamb, pasta with ragu, stuffed egg plants as well as Tandoori chicken with apple sauce, Sichaun cuisine as well as broths and pan fried fish.