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 »

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  • Bastianich Calabrone 2007


    Calabrone 2007, very fine and complex nose, blackberry and blueberries marmalade, black pepper, cocoa and cigar tobacco. Sip is powerfull, red/black fruits over all, soft, maybe too much soft, quite tannicity. Generally i like it, 35% of withered grapes make it a little juicy. Read More

    Wine review by GiacomoPevere

  • Mi Amore Cagnina di Romagna 2008


    No written review

    Wine review by KA207

  • Refosco 2009


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    Wine review by daidjai

  • That's what i'm going to uncork tomorrow. • Marguet - Champagne Blanc ... 10 miles from home) blend of Refosco 70%, Schippettino/Pignolo/Merlot 10%• Moscato d'Autunno 2010 - Saracco (Piedmont) What's yours?Happy Holiday! &nbs Read More

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  • Refosco Dal Peduncolo Rosso DOC 2008


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    Wine review by luca chevalier

  • Forchir Manin Refosco Dal Peduncolo Rosso Friuli Grave DOC 2009


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    Wine review by seppp

  • Moletto Refosco 2007


    Tasted at Petersons wine tasting September 17th, 2011. This was suprisingly good. Read More

    Wine review by rar8888

  • Bastianich Calabrone 2006


    Had the 2007 Vintage. Delicious. Read More

    Wine review by AeroEng2Bee13

  • Bianchi Refosco 2005


    First, DNA studies show Refosco to be unrelated to Mondeuse. Secondly, I tasted this superb wine last Friday night at an event in Santa Barbara. Someone described it as "angular," and that's perfect. Big, big fruit, fairly heavy tannins. Bright but earthy. High summer in an ancient crumbling Italian village. I went back to it twice over the even... Read More

    Wine review by spjevj

  • Mi Amore Cagnina di Romagna 2009


    My favorite wine! Read More

    Wine review by msbelle88

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