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 »

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  • Mi Amore Cagnina di Romagna 2008

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    I love this red wine. It's fruity and sweet, but not overly sweet. Great with most meat dishes and light desserts. Read More

    Wine review by Annie355


  • Mi Amore Cagnina di Romagna 2008

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    My Mother brought this Wine back from a trip frm Co... I love this wine it smooth sweet and a great wine. Read More

    Wine review by MichelleDCordero


  • Other Dark Star Imports Bastianich Rosato 06 2008

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    No written review

    Wine review by SusBooze


  • Vigna Traverso Troj 2008

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    No written review

    Wine review by Giorgio


  • Adesso Cagnina di Romagna 2012

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    Great wine for those just getting into wine drinking. Read More

    Wine review by Jhorra


  • Adesso Cagnina di Romano 2007

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    I've been drinking this wine for approx 5yrs and had a 2007 bottle for 3yrs for 2reasons. 1 I was told it wasnt being made anymore and 2, I was kinda dumb and didnt think to check online until recently. However, once i found it I was ecstatic. i immediately opened my "last" bottle and shared with some old friends. Now I have them AND their famil... Read More

    Wine review by closet wine lover


  • Mi Amore Cagnina di Romagna 2009

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    Too dry for a sweet fine Read More

    Wine review by Kramerica21


  • Adesso Cagnina di Romano 2007

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    This wine is carried in lots of restaurants because its a popular wine for the novice wine drinker.Its taste is very very pleasant while displaying the beauty of a sophisticated glass of red wine. I keep a case of it for guest so that I may offer newer wine drinkers a real treat. Its getting harder to find in retail stores so good luck finding ... Read More

    Wine review by Annapolis Design


  • This night taste an Italian wines Baccichetto Refosco. Refosco is new to me and it is an ancient red grapes variety, should be native from Northern part of Italy.When open it, feel very strong liquor and tannics. Allow it to breathe half an hour in glass, then to the nose of blackberry, spices and intense bouquet of liquorices. Unexpected smooth... Read More

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  • Adesso Cagnina di Romano 2007

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    a friend recommended this wine and i was pleasantly surprised by how it works with both poultry and steak dishes. it's very versatile to have in the house in case guests pop over. it's inexpensive but IMO doesn't taste cheap. Read More

    Wine review by michelleabingdon


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