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Country - Italy
Region - Friuli Venezia Giulia
Grape Varieties - Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso 100%
Alcohol by volume - 12.5%
Bottle - 75cl
Producer - Collavini
Tasting notes - A red wine made from Friuli's native grape, Refosco. Fresh and balanced, with aromas of raspberries, subtle hints of liquorice and a herbaceous note on the finish.
A vibrant and medium bodied wine with aromas of
raspberries and strawberries with vanilla notes.
The Collio region, a strip of hills bordering Slovenia, is reputed to have one of
Europe's most privileged micro-climates for white wines while the red wines are also
noted for their appeal. Collio wines are rather more intense than those from Friuli and
have impressive richness and length. Founded by Eugenio Collavini in 1896, this
family owned house is now run by Manlio Collavini together with his three sons.
Located in Udine, they were among the first to vinify Ribolla Gialla-an ancient local
variety- and to implement new winemaking technologies. Collavini prides itself on its
clean, modern style wines, while still retaining the traditions and grape varieties
native to this area. Collavini's "Broy" is a multiple Tre Bicchieri winner and is
recognised as one of Italy's top white wines. As keen dog lovers, the Collavini’s very
first pet Dachshund “Ribolla” is portrayed on the label.
The grapes were produced in the Corno di Rosazzo, Premariacco, Cividale del Fruili
and Faedis territories, within the DOC of Colli Orientali del Fruili. Both Spur Cordon
and Guyot training methods are used on the vines, which are planted to a density of
4,600 to 5,000 per hectare. The soils in the vineyard are mainly made up of marl and
The grapes were destemmed, and then cold macerated at 4°C for a week, in order
to carefully extract the fruit flavours from the skins. A brief fermentation took place in
temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. Maturation and ageing continued in
tank until the following early summer, retaining the purity of fruit of the Refosco dal
A red wine made from Friuli's native grape, Refosco. Fresh and balanced, with
aromas of raspberries, subtle hints of liquorice and a herbaceous note on the finish.
This fresh and vibrant red is excellent with white meat dishes, fat-rich fish dishes such
as skate and tomato-based fish soups.
Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso 100%
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