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Luisa
Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso Isonzo del Friuli DOC
Friuli Venezia Giulia

An autochtonous wine, native of Friuli and very popular in the whole region. The name refers to the red colour of the peduncle or pedicel, the element that connects the fruit to the stalk. The first person to mention the name of this ancient grape was a man by the name of Francis Manzano in 1390.


Owner: Comm. Eddi Luisa
Website: www.tenutaluisa.it
Winemaker: Michele Luisa
Type: Red wine
Varietals: 100% Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso

Vineyard Location: Mariano del Friuli/Corona
Elevation: 90 ft
Vines Planted: 1995-2000
Trellising: Guyot
Vines/Acre: 5,500
Soil: Predominantly gravel

Vinification
Fermentation for 12 days in stainless steel vats. Maceration continues after fermentation for 10-12 days.

Aging Process
Eight months (5 months on its lees), three months bottle refinement

Tasting Notes
Color: Bright ruby red color
Bouquet: Intense nose with vinous notes and touches of wild blackberries
Flavor: Concentrated flavors, spicy and savory, with developed tannins and a hint of pleasant bitterness
Pairings: Ideal with cured meat, sausage, matured cheese. A perfect picnic wine

Alcohol Content: 13.5%
Serving Temperature: 62°F
Production: 14,000 bottles