PECORINO I.G.T. TERRE DI CHIETI
VARIETIES AND VINES: 100% Pecorino;
PRODUCTION AREA: Vineyards located in the cooler areas of the territory south of the Abruzzo region with mainly northern exposure;
SOIL - ALTITUDE: Clayey soils of medium texture, loose and fresh with an altitude of 100-150 meters above sea level;
VITICULTURE: Espalier with a density of 3800 plants per hectare and production of 11 tons per hectare.
HARVEST: In the period following the first week of October, selecting the best grapes;
VINIFICATION: Destemming of the grapes and contact of the skins with the must for 8 hours at a temperature of 18 ° C, separation of the must from the skins and its clarification by decantation, transfer of the limpid must in steel tank for alcoholic fermentation at 16 °;
AGING: 4 months in steel tanks of which 1 month in contact with the fine lees, refining in the bottle for about 10 days before being released for consumption. Store at a temperature of 12-14 ° C;
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5% vol;
COLOR: Straw yellow, pale, brilliant;
BOUQUET: Delicate bouquet with floral sensations and notes of ripe tropical fruit;
TASTE: Harmonious, balanced, soft and fresh with medium body and persistence;
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 12-14 ° C;
GASTRONOMIC COMBINATIONS: perfect as an aperitif and fish-based dishes, it can also be combined with cheeses and soups.