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Pecorino

Indicazione Geografica Protetta

The Pecorino grape is a legendary story of a variety that was literally brought back from the brink of extinction. Elegant and rigorous. It is benchmark wine that embodies power and smoothness. It is one of Abruzzo’s top white wines.

Appellation
Terre di Chieti IGP

Grapes
Pecorino

Grape history
Vineyards of the province of ChietiVine of uncertain origin, the Pecorino has been grown for centuries in the central regions of Italy, especially Marche and Abruzzo, where it is known also with different denominations.

Production Area
Crecchio

Winemaking
All parcels of juice were fermented in stainless steel tanks.
Non – oxidative handling procedures.

Fermentation
Container: inerted stainless steel tanks Temperature: 8 – 11 °C

Ageing
3 months in stainless steel

Organoleptic evaluation and food pairing
The wine has a bright yellow colour with greenish tinges. Fruity aroma with citrus, tropical nuances, white peach and exotic fruits like papaya. It has a lingering and very fresh taste with a slightly balsamic finish. Medium acidity and good structure. It can be successfully matched with fish entrées, savoured raw fish, shell fish, all fish dishes.

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