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🐸🐸🐸 Natural biodynamic wine, little sulphite

A typical white wine from the province of Ascoli Piceno: Pecorino. Fruity on the nose, very fresh, intense scents. The remarkable structure goes well with fish dishes prepared with sauces or spices such as salted brodetto or Baccala, but also with white meats and grilled vegetables.

Organic and biodynamic.


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A typical white wine from the province of Ascoli Piceno: Pecorino. It matures in the first half of September when the high sugars succeed in balancing the high tartaric acid levels. Fruity on the nose, very fresh, intense aromas which may also recall anise and plum jam.

On tasting, it shows complete structure, without a doubt, moderate alcohol levels and a lingering finish.

Guided vineyards in Guyot

 

Terroir: The vineyard is planted on a hillside about 150 meters above sea level, with calcareous clayey soil with sandy veins.

 

Description: A typical white wine from the province of Ascoli Piceno: Pecorino. It matures in the first half of September when the high sugars succeed in balancing the high tartaric acid levels. Fruity on the nose, very fresh, intense aromas which may also recall anise and plum jam.

On tasting, it shows complete structure, without a doubt, moderate alcohol levels and a lingering finish.

 

Grape variety: Pecorino 100%

Fermentation: spontaneous

Aging: 30% is fermented in barrels, the balance being placed in stainless steel tanks. Then aging for 6 months in the bottle.

Accompaniments: 
The remarkable structure goes well with fish dishes prepared with sauces or spices such as salted brodetto or Baccala, but also with white meats and grilled vegetables.

Method of production: organic, biodynamic

Certification: CCPB

Confection: Bordeaux bottles, european type of .75 liters, stoppers, cases of 6 bottles

Label: represented the old “Dance of the wolf”

Yield / Hectare: 7,000 kg

Bottles: 14,000

Vines: 10-22 years old, guided at Guyot. 
The exposure is to the northwest and the soil is average clay with sand veins.

The grape variety is  100% Pecorino harvested on September 15, 2014.

Vinification: a few days before harvest, about 10% of the production was harvested, destemmed and crushed to initiate spontaneous fermentation to serve as an inoculum for the remaining mass, which was harvested when fermentation was fully active. The harvested mass of grapes was pressed immediately and the must was kept at 10 ° C for 18 hours, then the lees were drawn off. The inoculum was then added and the fermentation became tumultuous, then half of the must was transferred to another stainless steel tank to continue the fermentation for 20 days, at a controlled temperature (19-21 ° C). The other half was transferred to 1500 liter oak barrels for a 15 day fermentation, after which the wine was racked and left to mature in stainless steel and oak for 10 months. After assembly the wine was filtered at 0.45 microns and bottled on August 12, 2015.

 

Aspect: pale, light yellow with brilliant undertones of green.

NOSE: at first, a little reserved but gradual release of the fresh scents of green apples, citrus fruits, herbs and hay.

 

Mouth:
On the palate it begins with a smooth freshness that evolves into a finish that is very tasty and refreshing with the pleasant note of herbs.

Accompaniments:

It is a fresh wine, relaxing notes, goes well with a delicate vegan dish or a stew with soy specialties, mushrooms and potatoes.

 Analysis:

  •          Total acidity: 6.20 g / L
  •          Volatile acidity: 0.70 g / L
  •          Total anhydrous sulfur: 0.077 g / L
  •          Alcohol: 12.97%
  •          Residual sugar: 0.5 g / L
  •          Dry extracts: 21.9 g / L

Since 2011, Offida Pecorino has become a DOCG wine.

The grape variety

Pecorino: 
is an old variety, probably of Marche origin, but also found in parts of Umbria and Abruzzo. In forgotten times, it was found in the foothills of the provinces of Macerata and Ascoli Piceno, recently rediscovered, it is found in other regions of the Marche where it is cultivated for its precocity and its ability to give a deep structure to wines. white. Other names include Vissanello (de Visso -MC), which testify to its ability to adapt to internal areas. It belongs to the group "Italian varieties", which includes a group of vines characterized by a rather restricted group of grapes of medium-small dimensions, a small wing and an important residual pistil in the grape. The characteristics of the must are high total acid, high levels of sugar and characteristic primary aromas.


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