Refosco

 

Common synonyms: Cagnina, Canina, Crabb's Black Burgandy, Dolcedo, Drobni Rifoshk, Grosse Syrah, Mercouri,Refasco, Refosca, Refoschino, Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso, Refosco del Pedunculo Rosso, Refosco Nostrano, Rephousko, Rifosco, Rifoshk Debeli, Riphosko, Schitterer, Teran

Parentage of the grape: Refosco is actually a group of interrelated but distinct grape varieties. Most of these are related to the Slovenian grape Refosk; the one with the best reputation is Friuli’s Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso. Some people say that the Mondeuse Noire of eastern France is the same grape.

History of the grape: This is an ancient, mysterious variety that has been linked to any number of other grapes. In its native Friuli, it is the most planted indigenous variety. There, it is usually a light, fresh quaffing wine to enjoy with salumi in a local osteria. However, people have begun to realize that it has real potential and have started to make serious wines from it. Right now, many of these Read more »

View More

Popular Refosco wines

Find local availability for these wines:Submit

Page 1 of 7

Refosco on Snooth

  • Refosco Dal Peduncolo Rosso DOC 2010

    Snoothrank:

    Good. Read More

    Wine review by calywa


  • It’s not what you think it is, and I’m not sure what the producers ... breveCorvina 75% raboso 5, refosco 20 Lots of tobacco and carob on the nose with plenty of spice notes, green leaf, and green peppercorn. This is very fruity on entry, with lots of strawberry and fine almost blue fruits in an elegant style. The midplate reveals a little plu... Read More

    From the article Flowers, Minerals, Black Cherries!


  • Tedeschi Corasco IGT Delle Venezie 2010

    Snoothrank:

    Lots of tobacco and carob on the nose with plenty of spice notes, green leaf, and green peppercorn. This is very fruity on entry, with lots of strawberry and fine almost blue fruits in an elegant style. The midplate reveals a little plumpness with tons of pure, crushed wild berry fruit, and clean, firm mineral driven flavors through the finish. ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Lng Santomas Refosk 2011

    Snoothrank:

    A nice everyday wine. Something different. Can be purchased at Sterling Cellars in Mahopac, NY. Read More

    Wine review by RUS


  • The only wine I really enjoy is the Adesso Cagnina di Romagna. Can anyone suggest a similar type and taste ????? PLEASE

    Comment by 1424021Bruce N Curtis 1424021 Bruce N Curtis


  • Adesso Cagnina di Romagna 2012

    Snoothrank:

    I love this wine. For those who prefer sweet wines this is a great choice. Typically choices for sweets are Moscatos or Rieslings, and the reds are usually very sweet & fall in the category of dessert wines. This has just a touch of sweetness & goes perfect with a great steak dinner. Read More

    Wine review by Classygyrl08


  • Masi Modello Rosso 2011

    Snoothrank:

    Medium bodied and dry but smooth. Goes well with a meal. Read More

    Wine review by Boob


  • Ronchi di Cialla Refosco Dal Peduncolo Rosso Colli Orientali del Friuli 2008

    Snoothrank:

    This bottling explodes with aromas of pomegranate, rhubarb, savory notes and dried lavender. It is joyfully youthful, pleasingly medium-bodied and quite lengthy on the finish. The tannins are slightly edgy. Drink now through 2016, though theres no reason to wait. Read More

    Wine review by Christy Canterbury MW


  • Adesso Cagnina di Romagna 2012

    Snoothrank:

    Excellent choice- sweet but not overly. I typically have this chilled (as I do with most sweet wines). Perfect for new wine drinkers to try Read More

    Wine review by alanb1108


  • La Tunella Refosco D.o.c. Colli Orientali del Friuli 2009

    Snoothrank:

    No written review

    Wine review by alanb1108


  • Adesso Cagnina di Romagna 2012

    Snoothrank:

    No written review

    Wine review by alanb1108


1 2 3 4 5  ...  7 next




Best Wine Deals

See More Deals »

Recent Forum PostsView all


Refosco wine ratings and reviews






Snooth Media Network