Vitas Refosco Dal Peduncolo Rosso
Italy - Friuli - Friuli DOC

Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso: This grape was well-known in antiquity under the name of Puccinum and it was praised by the Roman writer Pliny The Elder who, in his his encyclopedia Naturalis Historia, describes its northern Adriatic origins.

Intense ruby colour with lively violet reflexes, rich and full bouquet offering a wide variety of sensations like berries and sweet spices. Full taste and great structure, marked freshness and tannic strenght.

Friuli DOC
Wine Type
100% Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso
Agricultural Practices
Soil type
Alluvial clay, sand and rock.
The grapes are harvested between the end of September and the beginning of October . After destemming and crushing, fermentation on their skins for some weeks at controlled temperatures. After pressing, the wine undergoes spontaneous malolactic fermentation and is then transferred to a combination of small oak barrels (20%) and stainless steel tanks (80%). After spending several months on lees, the lots are blended and aged further in bottle.

Game, poultry, sausages, ham.

Producer Information: Vitas

Vitas winery, founded in 1907, has been in the family since 1937, for four generations. It is located in the wine-producing area of DOC Friuli Aquileia. The estate is in ...
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