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 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

    Forum post in the topic Refosco


  • 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


  • Other Dark Star Imports Bastianich Rosato 06 2008

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    No written review

    Wine review by hitchdovar


  • Bastianich Rosato 2011

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    No written review

    Wine review by hitchdovar


  • Adesso Cagnina di Romagna 2012

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    I'm not a wine lover, but I tried this wine, and it was Great! The wine is sweet, not-dry wine. Love this wine. Everyone that tried this wine fell in love with this wine. I would recommend this wine to everyone! Read More

    Wine review by wine0011


  • Fantinel Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Refosco Delle Venezie Barone Rosso Platinum 1999

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    No written review

    Wine review by Alexblue


  • Adesso Cagnina di Romano 2007

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    This Wine has it's place. While not being a fantastic red wine, this drinks like something that people that have a sweet tooth would love. Also, it's reminiscent to a Sangria, because of its sweetness, just without the fruit bomb. A wine that is good to have around young wine drinkers, or people who like whites that want to transfer into reds... Read More

    Wine review by Steven Bilodeau


  • Mi Amore Cagnina di Romagna 2008

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    Really? Are you sure this isn't intended to be drizzled over a Caprese salad? I would re-bottle as vinegar. Threw out the whole bottle. Yikes! Read More

    Wine review by wine303


  • Other Dark Star Imports Bastianich Rosato 06 2008

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    Wine review by MacDee


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