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Zakladi slovenske Istre Sladki Refošk

Year: 2016
Alcohol: 11 %
Sugar content: Sweet
Zakladi slovenske Istre Sladki Refošk
Variety: Refosco
Soil type: Eocene flysch, marl and sandstone 
Location: Purissima and Labor – Eocene flysch, marl and sandstone 
Price: 7.49 €
Delivery: On stock
Grape harvest: by hand, early October
Winemaking: After destemming and crushing, grapes undergo maceration at a temperature of 25°C for 4 days. When the wine reaches the desired alcohol content, fermentation is terminated by cooling and filtration. The wine is left to age in stainless steel vats until bottling.c
Aging potential: up to 5 years
Colour: Brilliant, with an intense dark ruby colour and purple edge
Aroma: Intense aromas of blackberry, bilberry and sour cherry dominate this fruity red.
Taste: Sweet, full-bodied and rich. The variety of ripe fruits on the nose follows through on the palate. The great acidity and fine tannins keep it from being overly sweet and deliver a lingering and rich finish.
Food and wine pairing recommendation: Pairs well with red and black forest fruit and berry desserts. It makes also a great sweet sauce for ice cream and panna cotta. A perfect substitute for dessert. 
Opportunities: Lunch with friends
Serving temperature: 12–15 °C