Rebula (Ribolla Gialla)
Rebula has a long history and has been cultivated in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region for centuries. It is known for its ability to express terroir, and Rebula wines from different regions and producers can exhibit distinct characteristics and nuances
Varietal Origin: Rebula, also known as Ribolla Gialla, is a white grape variety that is native to the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region of Italy, as well as parts of Slovenia. It is also grown in other wine regions, such as the Veneto and Lombardy regions of Italy, and is known by different names in those regions.
Typical Taste Profile: Rebula wines are known for their straw yellow color, with flavors of green apple, pear, and citrus, along with floral and mineral notes. They typically have a crisp acidity and a medium body, with a dry to off-dry taste profile. Rebula wines are often described as refreshing, with good balance and a distinct character.
Regional Styles: Rebula is used to produce varietal wines in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region of Italy, where it is highly regarded for its quality and is often used in premium white blends. In Slovenia, Rebula is a key grape variety used in the production of the traditional orange wines, which are white wines made using extended skin contact and fermentation on the grape skins.