Maceration in stainless steel barrels at controlled temperature for about 15 days; local yeasts; racking without pressing of the skins; natural static decantation with elimination of the malolactic fermentation; further 12 months on lees in steel barrels. Followed by ageing in bottles for at least six months. Suitable for long periods of ageing.
Vineyard’s Geographical Location
Cialla Valley in the commune of Prepotto (Udine) – Friuli.
Cernetig; 1.10 ha; South South West exposure; altitude: 200-230m; family-owned; average age of vines: 20 + years.
100% Refosco from the Peduncolo Rosso.
Deep ruby red and bright with violet reflections.
Elegant and fruity bouquet. Hints of ripe cherries, blackberry and small red berries on delicate balsamic notes.
Dry, moderately tannic, elegant and complex.
Roasted white and red meat; meats with light sauces; Vicentina-style codfish; fried fish; free-range farmed poultry. Great alone as an aperitif.
Uncork the bottle upon serving.
Bordeaux type, green, to be stored flat.
Cork from MM Ø 26 x 45.
Suggested wine glass
Large, tall and slender glass; filled to a third, it lends itself best to enhancing the fresh elegance of the wine.