The Pignacolusse wine name comes from the “Pigna” and the Pignolo name which is the variety of grapes used and the name “colusse” is the name of the vineyard. It is made with 100% Pignolo grapes which is a local ancient vine. The Jermann winery in Friuli creates this wine with a decided taste, very dry and rich of tannins and sometimes it can be ruder. There is a fermentation in wood with manual pressing and it follows 18/24 months of little oak barrels refinement and it is commercialized after 3 years from the harvest.
Characteristics of the Pignacolusse wine
It has an austere and deep ruby red color. The smell has dry prunes, cacao, leather and coffee aromas. The taste is strong, full and fine. It is a real elegant wine.
Suggested pairings with this great wine of the Jermann winery
This wine is perfect with roasted, braised and aged cheeses. The service temperature must be 18°C in a Ballon wine glass. The proof is 14%.