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.

Primary Flavors

  • Dried Cherry

  • Dried Herbs

  • Espresso

  • Anise

  • Smoke

Taste Profile

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

Handling

  • Serving Temp Room
    60–68°F / 16–20°C
  • 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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