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Refosco dal Peduncolo rosso

Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso is one of the oldest and most esteemed red grape varieties of Northern Italy.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso is a medium-bodied red variety with dark, ruby-red skins. It is usually tannic, with aromas of cherry, blackberry, spice, and a hint of earthiness. Its taste profile is known for its sour cherry, blackberry, and spice, with a medium tannic structure.

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Regional Features & Food Pairings

Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso is mainly grown in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Veneto, and Trentino-Alto Adige in Northern Italy, but is also found in small amounts in Croatia and Slovenia. Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso is a late-ripening variety, and requires long ripening periods and warm climates. It is best grown in well-drained soils, and is often blended with other grapes to produce brighter, fruitier wines. For winemaking, the grapes are usually destemmed and cold-soaked before fermentation. In Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso is usually blended with other grapes to make light, fruity wines. In Veneto, it is often blended with other varieties such as Corvina and Rondinella to make the classic Valpolicella blend. In Trentino-Alto Adige, it is blended with other red varieties to make full-bodied and tannic wines. Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso pairs well with a variety of dishes, including game, cured meats, and aged cheeses. It also pairs well with tomato-based dishes and hearty stews.

Foods to pair with Refosco dal Peduncolo rosso:

Pasta
Deep fried
Beef
Game
Sausage
Smoky
Light meat
Salad
Fun Fact about Refosco dal Peduncolo rosso
Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso is a parent of Corvina Veronese and a grandparent of Rondinella.

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Vignai da Duline Morus Nigra Natural

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