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Red wine 2015 Colli Orientali del Friuli DOC Rosso Scuro, Friuli/Venezia-Giulia, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14%
Price: Up to 35.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Stainless steel, large oak and barrique
Registration number : #Scu-L18L1

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Very good (87 WP)
Last reviewed: 24 October 2018
Editor note: Hint of tobacco and some smoky notes on the nose, predominantly black berries, light earthy and mineral notes. Clear, polished, tart, juicy, dark fruit on the palate, smoky and nutty notes, hint of tobacco, earthy notes, touch of cocoa and coffee, fine, youthful tannins, good substance and persistence, hint of bacon in the background, light salty notes, very good tart, juicy, spicy finish.
Best to drink: To 2024+
DOC area (also Friuli Colli Orientali) for reds and whites in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia; near the border too Slovenia and Austria, The name means "eastern hills of Friuli". In the south closes the DOC area Collio Goriziano in the province of Gorizia (Gorizia), the border forms the river Judrio. Both geologically similar areas once belonged to the Austrian Habsburg Empire. But while Udine was already Italian in 1866, Gorizia came only after the First World War in the early 1920s Italy to.

The zone covers the hilly area in the eastern part of the province of Udine with 14...

The red grape variety comes from France, The name is probably from the French word for blackbird (Merle) derived, because these birds like to snack on the very ripe berries. The name can also be an allusion to the black-blue color of the berries similar to the bird. There are over 60 Synonyms, which testify to the worldwide distribution. The most important are Alicante Noir, Bigney, Black Alicante, Blue Merlot, Bordò, Crabutet, Crabutet Noir, Hebigney, Médoc Noir, Merlau, Merlot Black, Merlot Blue, Merlot Crni, Merlot Nero, Merlot Noir, Merlot, Merlou, Picard, Pikard, Plant Médoc, Semillon Rouge, Vidal and Vitraille.

Merlot - grape and leaf

It may,...

After a not verifiable but unlikely hypothesis was from a grape Refosco (Refoshin, Refošk, Rifòsc, Rifosco) or an ancestor of the already from Pliny the Elder (23-79) mentioned antique red wine Pucinum vinified. The first recorded mention of a grape variety named Refosco took place on June 6, 1409. In a document from a banquet in honor of Pope Gregory XII. (1335-1417) with the following served wines: Marzemino from Gradiscutta, Ramandolo from Torlano, Ribolla from Rosazzo, verduzzo from Faedis and Refosco from Albana. Varieties under the name Refosco were subsequently in northern Italy...

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