Cordenossa | Recently rediscovered wine grape native to Italy that until recently was no longer used to make wine.

Other names | Cordenos.

Where grown | Friuli-Venezia Giulia: Sporadic plots in Pordenone province. It is most typically found in the Spilimbergo hills around San Vito al Tagliamento.

Viticulture | Generously reliable yields. Nedium-sized, conical bunches. Small, round berries with thin but resistant dark blue skins. Very late ripener.

Wine style | Red berry, black currant and fresh herb aromas. Uncomplicated, easygoing, soft and fruity wines.

Bibliography

Italian Wine Unplugged (Positive Press, 2017), p.169.