Refosco (2018)


  • This wine is sure to leave an impression! Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso is an ancient autochthonous varietal in the Refosco family, getting its name from its red stems.

    The Jacuss family honors the legacy of this grape in this excellent expression. A decisive and uncompromising wine bursting with flavors of berries and plums, and supple notes of spices, leather, and cocoa.
  • Typology: Red wine
    Production area: Friuli Colli Orientali DOC
    Grape variety: 100% Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso
    Harvesting: By hand.
    Fermentation and refinery: Crushing and de-stemming of the grapes, fermentation at a controlled temperature, maceration on the
    skins for 15-20 days with several pumping over. All the wine is aged in small and medium oak barrels for 18 months, then blended and aged for another 6 months. Aging in bottle for 6 months and releasing to market.
    Tasting notes: Garnet red with violet reflections. On the nose a combination of fruits like blueberries, black currants, blackberries, and plums, enriched by noble notes of spices, leather, vanilla and cocoa. On the palate a strong flavor reflecting the aromas and a pleasant bitterness, with a warm and enveloping sensation, slightly tannic and deep.
    Alcohol: 13.0%
    Temperature for serving: 18-20°C
    Pairing Suggestions: Wine perfect with fatty meats and rustic dishes of game, fur and feathers, and hard cheeses.

Winery: Jacuss