Pignolo (2009)

Moschioni

  • Pignolo means "finicky" in Italian and this wine is rare due to the difficulty in growing these finicky grapes. 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.
  • Typology: Red wine 
    Production area: Colli Orientali del Friuli 
    Grape variety: 100% Pignolo 
    Harvesting: Manual harvest from early to mid-October.
    Fermentation and refinery: It ages 48 months in barriques, 24 months in large oak barrels followed by 24 months of bottle-aging.
    Alcohol Content: 15% vol.
    Tasting notesSolid 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.
    Serving Suggestions: Pair it with aged blue cheese or with ground game and game bird.

Winery: Moschioni