Today, the second generation continues the deep traditions and devotion to nature and love of wine of Giuseppe Petrussa, the founder of Petrussa winery. 10 days malolactic fermentation, maceration with cuticles, later 18 months. maturing in French oak barrels and 8 months. bottle before placing on the market. Elegant, sensual, spicy, expressive, fragrant, velvety tannins and especially balanced body wine.It smells of wild berries, cherries, cherries, white and black pepper, chocolate.
Schioppettino has been known since 1282 and very fashionable until the 1800s. In 1860 it was destroyed by the phylloxera epidemic. Salvation came in the early 1970s when winemaker Paolo Rapuzzi founded the Ronchi di Cialla winery and his own vineyard, which you learned about the Friuli grape varieties. The best place for Schioppettino grapes is Schioppettino di Prepotto DOCG. In its genetic characteristics Schioppettino is very similar to the varieties of Merlot, Zinfandel, Carmenere grapes.