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Tenuta Sant'Helena, Refosco dal Peduncolo DOC
Refosco dal Peduncolo DOC

 

Tasting Notes: Garnet red with an intense, delightful nose, tannic and lingering mouthfeel. This magnificent native vine, fruit of the finest tradition of Friuli, reaches its full potential through slow aging in oak barrels.

Location Friuli Venezia Giulia. Soil Gravelly.
Estate Tenuta Sant'Helena Vine Training: Guyot.
Density: 4,600/ha.
Age: 20 years.
Winemaker Alberto Zanello. Vinification Hand harvested, partial appassimento of the grapes for 8 weeks, submerged- cap maceration for 25 days.
Varietals 100% Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso. Barrel Allier & Slavonian Oak.
Residual Sugar 3.3 grams per liter Maturation 18 months in the barrel.
Acidity 5.7 grams per liter. Vintage Production 4,166 cases.
Alcohol 13% by volume. Foot Fairing Sausages, game, beef and grilled meats usually with an acidic sauce or marinade, asiago, and gorgonzola.
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