濃厚なスグリとブラックベリーが前面に出ていて、それに続くムスク、ペッパー、シナモン、タバコやくるみが 感じられます。温かく、包み込むような柔らかさと良い風味を持ち、複雑で洗練された骨格のある造りなが ら、円みある長い余韻が特徴。ローストした赤身肉やジビエ等に最適。James Suckling 92点
GRAPE VARIETY: Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso 100%. DENOMINATION: Doc Friuli Grave.
SOIL: Argillaceous, clayey with tendentially dolomitic limestone subsoil, rich with micro-elements.
YIELD PER HECTARE: 70q/hectare.
TRAINING SYSTEM: Guyot, with a density of 5000 plants/ha.
VINEYARD AGE: 36 years.
HARVEST: Grapes grown on the plateau are harvested late September, others in the first ten days of October when the grapes are over-mature.
VINIFICATION: Two wine-making processes are used; first cold maceration and temperature controlled fermentation. Then the wines are blended and agedin oak barrels for at least 24 months, before being left to age in the bottle for a further 10-12 months.
CELLARING POTENTIAL: 8-10 years from production.
COLOUR: Ruby red with violet reflections.
SERVING TEMP: Approx. 16-18°C.
PACKAGING: 0.75L bottle, 6 in a case.
NOSE & TASTE Intense and persistent, with a rich setting of currants and blackberries upfront, musk, pepper, cinnamon, tobacco and walnut. Warm, soft and palate enveloping with a good sapidity. Complex, stylish and poised structure with a rounded aftertaste. PAIRINGS Goes well with red meat roasts and game