Rosso Guido Tavagnacco wine is a raisined Refosco. Red stem Refosco is genetically close to Primitivo, Terrano and Veronese Corvina, which is used for making Amarone wine. The wine bears the name of Guido Tavagnacco, who painted the wine harvest fresco featured on the label.
Rosso Guido Tavagnacco has a much more important structure than the normal Refosco wine. It comes in 0.75 litre and 1.5 litre bottles.
Made with grapes: 100% Refosco slightly raisined.
Harvest: Hand harvesting with boxes and selection of healthy grapes at the beginning of October.
Vinification: Natural drying of the grapes in boxes for around a month. Maceration in stainless steel containers for 10 days at a temperature of 26°/28° C. Ageing in 225 litre French oak barrels for 12 months.
Alcohol content: 14.5% by vol.
Tasting notes: Savoury, lightly tannic, fully-bodied, round with a lingering and pleasing aftertaste. Generally, an excellent balanced wine with fruity flavours, soft and restrained tannins.
Gastronomy: Should go well with game, red meat, roasts, medium and long-keeping cheese.
Serving temperature: 15-16°C