TYPE OF WINE: Red, dry, Refosco Friuli Grave.
GRAPE VARIETIES: Monovarietal Refosco dal peduncolo rosso.
ZONE OF PRODUCTION: Fraz. Risano, Pavia di Udine (UD), Italy.
SOIL: Moderately loose-packed, with patches of gravel.
COLOUR: Bright ruby red with violet-coloured hues.
BOUQUET: Pure aroma of violet, gamey with hints of leather.
TASTE: Dry, well structured, warm with sensations of violet and an excellent long finish.
PAIRING: Perfect accompaniment to traditional Friulian dishes, "musetto" and "brovada", roasted pork shank, roasts in general, the classic bean soup and medium-aged cheeses.
SERVE: At the temperature of +18° to +20°C . Uncork the bottle half an hour before serving.
CONSUMPTION AND AGEING POTENTIAL: Wine with excellent longevity if kept in the proper conditions.
TRAINING SYSTEM: Mainly single Guyot with 3,800 - 4,000 vines per hectare, bunch thinning to obtain a more structured product which is suited to long development.
YIELDE PER HECTARE: 75 quintals of grapes.
VINIFICATION: With the technique of maceration on the skins at the controlled temperature of +10° to +28°C for a period of 10 days.
AGEING: 3 months in stainless steel vats, 12 - 18 months in oak barrels of various origins (from Slavonia and France) and subsequently in the bottle for 6 months before marketing.