A blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, Rosso Celtico is a new take on a classic. A full-bodied wine with sweet tannins and plenty of extract to balance out the whole structure. It is juicy and rich with a surprising lush style.
In a region famous for its whites, Michele Moschioni has been daring enough for the past 40 years to only make reds. A pupil of the godfather of Amarone, Giuseppe Quintarelli, Moschioni's red wines are legendary.
Typology: Red wine blend Production area: D.O.C. Colli Orientali del Friuli Grape variety: Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Harvesting: Manual harvest from mid to late September. Fermentation and refinery: Ages for 12 months in barriques, then 48 months in large French oak barrels, followed by 12 months of bottle aging. Alcohol: 13.5% vol. Tasting notes: Dark and bright ruby red in the glass. Very wide nose of berries, chocolate cherry, violets and a mild spicy note of star anise. Afterwards it displays fully developed aromas of leather, sealing wax, Kentucky tobacco and black coffee. On the palate it isfull-bodied with sweet tannins and plenty of extract to balance out the whole structure. Juicy, rich, and lush. Serving Suggestions: You can pair it with well-structured first dishes, red meat and stewed mushrooms.
Pignolo means "finicky" in Italian and this wine is rare due to the difficulty in growing these finicky grapes. But the effort is worth it! This wine is powerful, with a full body and a backbone loaded with well-ripened and quality tannins. An outstanding wine, this Pignolo stands up to any beautiful meal.
In a region famous for its whites, Michele Moschioni has been daring enough for the past 40 years to only make reds. A pupil of the godfather of Amarone, Giuseppe Quintarelli, Moschioni's reds are legendary.
Typology: Red wine Production area: Colli Orientali del Friuli Grape variety: 100% Pignolo Harvesting: Manual harvest from early to mid-October. Fermentation and refinery: Maturation for several months in barrique, then for a long time in large oak barrels, and final aging in the bottle. Alcohol Percentage: 15.0% Tasting notes: Deep ruby red with purple shades. Deep and fruity nose gorgeously layered with plum jam, blueberry, and black cherry as well as floral hints of rosehip and violet. It has a delicate and balsamic note of eucalyptus and tobacco leaf. In the mouth it is powerful, almost chewable. The sip is impetuous, with vibrant tannins of great finesse. The virtually infinite persistence highlights the strong minerality of this champion. Serving Suggestions: Pair it with aged blue cheese or with game meat or game bird.
In the Friulian language, "real," means true; this wine is so called because 50% of the grapes are the Friulian native varietal Tazzelenghe. Tazzelenghe means "tongue cutter" due to its fantastic acidity and is rather difficult to tame, a bit like the land in which it is born.
Since 1989, Michele Moschioni has devoted himself to the production of red wines in a territory famous and known in the world for the quality of its white wines. Michele does it because he wants to enhance these indigenous vines.
Typology: Red wine blend Production area: D.O.C. Colli Orientali del Friuli Grape variety: Tazzelenghe with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Harvesting: Manual harvest from early to mid-October. Fermentation and refinery: It ages 12 months in barriques, 48 months in large oak barrels followed by 12 months of bottle-ageing. Alcohol Content: 15.0% vol. Temperature for Serving: 16-18°C (61-64°F) Tasting notes: Deep ruby red with violet reflections. The aromatic profile is focused on ripe fruit of strawberry, raspberry and blackberry jam along with floral scents of mountain cyclamen and red rose intermixed with a spicy note of cinnamon. On the palate there is plenty of high but sweet tannin hiding beneath the fruit. Very pleasant herbaceous ending of mint. Serving Suggestions: Pair with important pasta dishes and grilled red meat.