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Refosco Dal Peduncolo Rosso (scodovacca), 2009

By Denis Montanar

  • Region: Friuli Venezia Giulia
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: Red
  • Sweetness:
  • Grape Varieties:
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
  • Total Sulphites: 40 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:NUMBER OF BOTTLES PRODUCED: 2,900 75cl-bottles, GRAPE VARIETY: Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso 100%, AVERAGE AGE OF VINEYARD: 19 years, TYPE OF SOIL: clay, ALTITUDE: 9 metres above sea level, PLANT PROTECTION: minimal use of copper and sulphur, CERTIFICATION: Organic, HARVEST: hand picked in crates, ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.2%, YEASTS: indigenous, FILTRATION: no, CLARIFICATION: no, VINIFICATION/AGING: de-stemmed and macerated with whole grains and natural yeasts for 35 days in an open Hungarian oak vat. Vertically pressed. Kept in 20-hectolitre Hungarian oak barrels for 36 months., SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18°C

About Denis Montanar

Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy Denis’ family has farmed this domaine for four generations. He is a member of ‘La Renaissance des Appellations’ and his vineyards have been grown organically since 1996, also meeting biodynamic standards. His wines are natural and fermented using only indigenous yeasts.