Pecorino, 85% minimum
Pecorino is an indigenous grape variety from Marche and Abruzzo. Already present before phylloxera, Pecorino has been gradually abandoned during the 20th century and replaced by other, more productive, varieties, like Trebbiano. Also known as “uva dei pecorari” (shepherd’s grape), this grape was considered of little value, suitable for humble people, like the “pecorari” (a derogatory word for shepherds).
• IN VINEYARD
It is grown in Abruzzese-style pergola, at a height of about 450mt, on South/South-East-facing calcareous and gravelly soil. The vineyards are managed following the organic production method, Reg. (CE) n. 834/2007.
The harvest is done manually in 20 kg crates when the grapes have reached full ripeness, usually between the end of September and the first decade of October.
• IN THE CELLAR
The must is fermented with indigenous yeasts at a controlled temperature.
Aging takes place on the lees, which provide the wine with complex and important shades.
• SENSORY CHARACTERISTICS
Straw-yellow colored wine.
On the nose; fruity with hints of pear, with a good acidity with balances out with an important structure, all in perfect balance, to create the right softness.
• FOOD MATCHES
Great combination with raw fish, cold cuts, risottos, poultry and medium-aged cheeses.
• SERVING TEMPERATURE
• ALCOHOL CONTENT
13,5 % Vol.