The Roberto Scubla farm is small-sized company (60000 bottles) located in Friuli eastern hills DOC area: Colli Orientali del Friuli. This North East Italian zone is particulary vocated to great wines, with an elegant review of reds.
The limited production permits a great care of grapes and vineyards; to a cure much careful one of the grapes that has made that during last six years the most important wine books have been very generous assigning optimal evaluations and sometimes the best ones to some wines.
Mainly our white wine "Pomedes" DOC COF (mainly Pinot grapes with Friulano and a little bit of Rhine Riesling, fermented in barrique) received four times (2001-2002-2007-2010) the "three glasses" qualification by Gambero Rosso-Slow Food, for five years "5 grappoli" by 2000Vini-Sommeliers Italian Association (2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008), for five times awarded by Luca Maroni-Best Italian Wines guide: each the best rate, with many more important awards like National Major Selection, silver medal in 2004, 2006 and 2007, gold medal in 2005. In 2008 received the nomination for the best Italian White Wine by 2000Vini-Somelliers Italian Association.
Friuli Verduzzo wine DOC COF "Cratis" (with naturally dried grapes, on wind) has been awarded with "three glasses" by Gambero Rosso Guide in 2003, 2008 and 2010, in 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012 with "5 grappoli" by 2000 Vini and three stars by the Guide of the Friuli Venezia Giulia Chamber of Commerce from 2003 to 2012, five spheres by Guide Bere Dolce (Drinking Sweet) by Cucina e Vini (Cooking and Wines), five diamonds di DiWine Taste, Gran Premio Noè - Gradisca d'Isonzo 2008, reaching many times the final of competition with the best Italin sweet wines.
The "Scuro" DOC COF red wine (mainly Merlot with Refosco) has also obtained three stars by the Chamber of Commerce, "two glasses and 1/2" by Gambero Rosso and "4 grappoli" by 2000Vini.
The three wines, White Pomedes, Verduzzo Friulano Cratis and Red Scuro, have obtained excellent mentions by foreign press, firstly the Wine Advocate of Robert Parker, Wine Spectator, Decanter, Vinum ecc; and on domestic press La Repubblica, Il Messaggero, Il Giornale ecc. Between 2006 and 2009 they got in England three medals (two silver and one bronze) and two silver and three bronze in International Wine & Spirit Competition and Decanter World Wine Award.
These three top wines were be selected in five various years at Merano Wine Festival, the most exclusive Italian demonstration.
The other wines of the company have also a good quality so that they often received "two glasses and 1/2" by Gambero Rosso, "4 grappoli" by 2000Vini, mainly Tocai Friulano, winner of "Golden Cornium" in 2005 and 2009 (the first tasting of Tocai in Friuli), PInot Bianco and Sauvignon, awarded in 2007 by Luca Maroni, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.
This nice list of awards is a spur to try to improve with new experiences, mainlytaking cares of vineyads which products is the real basis for a good elaboration of the fruit value, attended by the owner Roberto Scubla with the advice of dr. Gianni Menotti, one of the best Italian expert: oenologist of the year 2005 for Gambero Rosso, and in the year 2012 for A.I.S. 2000Vini.
The company exports mostly in USA, Switzerland,Denmark, United Kingdom, Nederland, Canada, Russia and Japan.