2018 Refosco

$24.00

Overview

Unusual red grape originally from Northern Italy, it shows full fruit with lots of tannins making new wine drinkers love it and wine connoisseurs swoon. Dynamic.

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Suggested Aromas: Ripe dark berry, baking herbs & sweet spices, full fruit palate with supple acidity & firm tannins.

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Winemaker Specs

Blend: 85% Refosco, 15% Abbott Cabernet Franc

Fermentation: Cool, eight-day fermentation

 

Time aging in oak: 18 months, French Oak

 

Finish Alcohol: 13.5 %

 

Acid/pH: 3.5 pH

 

Production: 150 cases

 

Age-ability: Should age well through 2024

 

Best time to drink:  Drinking best by 2021-2022

 

Vineyard: NMV

 

Elevation: 4,200 ft

 

Exposure: Flat, lots of exposure

 

Soil: Sandy loam

Recipes & Pairings

FOOD PAIRING: Try with blue cheese, dishes with smoked bacon or a fig reduction sauce over red meat.

Recipe

Awards & Recognition

SILVER MEDAL AWARDED from Great America International Wine Competition.

SILVER MEDAL AWARDED from Finger Lakes International Wine Competition.

 

BRONZE MEDAL AWARDED from San Francisco Chronicle International Wine Competition.

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2018 Refosco