Riul - Refosco
VINEYARD — Riul located in the municipality of Corno di Rosazzo.
KIND OF GROUND — Clay.
GRAPE — Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso
VINES PER HECTARE — 5000
TYPE OF CULTIVATION — Cappuccina
VINIFICATION AND REFINING — The grapes are harvested by hand using boxes, gentle destemming followed by fermentation at a controlled temperature of 24°C on the skins for twenty days.
There follow 13 months of Barrique maturing at a constant temperature of 18°C. At the end of this period, the wine is bottled. There follows a further long period of refining in the bottle.
ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS — Its color is garnet red with violet reflections. On the nose it is intense and recalls blackberries, and soft fruits of the forest. On the palate it is tasty, pleasantly tannic, full-bodied, with a long finish.
DRINK WITH — grilled meats, cured meat, mature cheeses, game.
LONGEVITY — 10 – 15 years.
SERVE AT — 17-18 °C.