Refosco

  • Grape
  • reh-fose-ko

A family of closely related varieties found Northern Italy and neighboring Slovenia with genetic links to the grapes of Valpolicella. Wines range in body and style but usually feature deep color and elevated acidity.

Medium-Bodied Red

Primary Flavors

  • Dried Cherry

  • Dried Herbs

  • Espresso

  • Anise

  • Smoke

Taste Profile

  • Body: Medium-Full
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Tannin: Medium
  • Acidity: Medium-High
  • Alcohol: 11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Room (60–68°F)
  • Glass TypeUniversal
  • Decant 30 Minutes
  • Ageability10+ years
  • Avg Price $15.00

Food Pairing

Cured meats, game, roasted fare and spiced dishes work well with this richer, fuller-bodied red.

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