Schioppettino DOC – Friuli Colli Orientali

Local grape variety almost lost to extinction following the phylloxera epidemic of the late 19th century when vineyard owners decided against replanting the variety in favour of  French wine grapes. Carefully processed produces a good bodied red wine.

Grape variety: 100% Schioppettino
Vintage: 2014
Color: intense ruby red.
Bouquet: deep aromas of wild berries and violet.
Taste: slightly sour, hint of tannin and spicy at the end.
Serving suggestions: served at room temperature it is perfect with cured meat and Pizza, slightly chilled is a great match with fried fish.