Wine Di Lenardo, Refosco, Venezia Giulia IGT, 2017
Vintages and volumes
Wine brilliant, almost impenetrable ruby red color.
Taste wine elegant, balanced, with nuances of raspberry, cherry and dried rose petals, soft and velvety tannins and a long finish.
The wine has a lively aroma with spicy, fruity and balsamic undertones.
The wine will be an excellent couple of dishes of white and red meat, poultry dishes, game and cold meats.
Elegant red wine Refosco will be a great addition to meat dishes. The grapes for wine making collected manually separated from the stems and subjected to maceration at low temperature, which lasts 10 days. Further compression is carried out, then the must is placed in stainless steel tanks, where it undergoes natural malolactic fermentation. As a result of hard malic acid is converted into a soft milk, which contributes to a more delicate aroma and balanced taste of wine.
Di Lenardo winery, located in the region of Friuli, traces its history to 1878, when Friuli Grave was built the family estate, surrounded by vineyards. The ancestors of the current owner and enologist of the winery - Massimo Di Lenardo - engaged in wine growing in this region since the early 1800s. But it managed to raise Massimo company to a high level, through the creation of amazing wines taste and quality, as well as the introduction of new management techniques vineyards and winery. That Massimo decided to create wines only from their own crops, undertook landing new, specially selected grapes, increase the density of the crop to 6,000 vines per hectare. The four main vineyards - Vigne dai Vieris, Vigne da San Martin, Vigne da Lis Maris and Tiare D'Albe, - occupying 40 hectares of the 150 belonging to Di Lenardo, Massimo added a 5 hectare leased vineyards in Aquileia. Harvested by hand. With new methods of vinification used electronic temperature control during fermentation, improve the quality of the final product.
Massimo Di Lenardo efforts were not in vain. His wines have earned the appreciation of experts, the renowned magazine "Gambero Rosso" wine called Di Lenardo the best price / quality in the region of Friuli. Massimo himself said that despite the fact that the winery and cellars are in the region of Friuli, "in fact, we are located ... on the moon, because our wines are very individual, and their tastes are not typical for the area, but it is very typical ... for us! "