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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  • Adesso Cagnina di Romagna 2012

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    this wine is very unique, i first came across it at the wine bar i tend at and was surprised at its sweetness and dark fruit notes, and chilled! never seen a deep red served chilled and must say it did not hinder its flavor at all. very bold bodied wine but not over powering to the pallet. a great wine for first time drinkers Read More

    Wine review by pfordizzle


  • Mi Amore Cagnina di Romagna 2008

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    This wine is stupendous. I tried it recently with my family. We each gave an impression. It was compared to a wine my father made using Muscat Grapes for the Sweetness and the Concord Grapes for the Rich Bold Flavor. I live in the Wine Country in Temecula and it compares to Stella Rosa by Il de' Moscati. Read More

    Wine review by faisonsk


  • Adesso Cagnina di Romagna 2012

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    I'm more of a beer and liquor guy. However, for my 10th anniversary, we had this wine. I wanted something with flavor to be able to drink with dinner. I was impressed. A sweet flavor. Very good. I recommend to those who do not like wine much. Read More

    Wine review by tejanoloco


  • 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


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