March 14th, 2019
IGT MARCHE BIANCO
Varieties: Pecorino 100%
Alcohol: 14 %
Name derived from an important woman of our family. The FIORANO farm produces this particular white wine which is obtained from indigenous Pecorino grapes, a very old vine of the Picenum province of Marche region.
SOIL: medium texture lean to argillaceus
DENSITY: 5000 plants/hectare
AGE: 15 years
GROWTH METHOD: Guyot
ALTITUDE: 300 m
AVERAGE YIELD: 70.000 kg/hectar –
Organically produced grapes. The vineyards are grass covered all year round and fertilized by leguminous cover crops.
WINEMAKING : hand-picked grapes, gently crushed and stemmed immediately. Soft pressing of the bunches, fermentation with indigenous yeasts in French oak tonneau .
AGEING: for 12 months in French oak tonneau on the lees, refined in bottles for 8 months.
ANALYTICAL DATA AT BOTTLING
TOTAL ACIDITY: 7,1 g/l
pH : 3.4
VOLATILE ACIDITY: 0.37g/l
TOTAL SULPHUR DIOXIDE: 80 mg/l
SENSORY PROFILE : Straw yellow colour with fragrant notes of white flowers, peach and citrus with spicy , vanilla and hints of smoke. Balanced flavor, fruity with citrus, spice and minimal notes. Good acidity, mineral, sapid with great persistence and harmony. Light filtration before bottling.
FOOD-MATCHING: eclectic wine, pairs with important fish dishes, medium-seasoned cheese and white meat.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 13°C
Eccellenza “AIS 2019” Le Marche nel bicchiere
Finalista 3 Bicchieri Gambero Rosso 2019
“Very good” Wine in WeinPlus Germany 2019