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Rosso Piceno Superiore DOC
Cuvée as DOC : Montepulciano80%, Sangiovese 20%
The DOC Rosso Piceno Superiore wine is produced in a small area of 13 villages in the Picenum Province
Main vineyard data
Vineyard: Giobbe and Fraticelli
Size: 1,5 hectares
Age: 20 years
Growth method: cordon-trained
Average yield: 1,5-2 kg/plants
Organically produced grapes.
The vineyards are grass covered all year round and fertilized by leguminous cover crops and organic fertilizer.
Fermentation, maturation and ageing
Grapes hand-picked in crates and crushed and stemmed immediately. Light pressing of the bunches.
Alcoholic fermentation for 18/20 days at controlled temperature < 28-30 °C in stainless steel tank with indigenous yeasts with repeated light pumping-over of must, and delestage.
Spontaneous malolactic fermentation.
Matured with lees sediment in stainless steel for 7 months, then refined in oak casks for one year. Ageing in bottle for 12 months.
Principal analytical data at bottling
Total alcohol: 13.5%
Total acidity: 5,1 g/l
Volatile acidity: 0,40 g/l
Total sulphur dioxide: 60 mg/l (AIAB organic association limit for organic wine is 60 mg/l max, respect to the limit of 100 mg/l accepted in “organic wine EU rules” and 150 mg/l for conventional wine).
Dry extract: 28,9 g/l
Intense ruby red colour, with violet overtones, a mature red fruit aroma with blackberry and plum to the fore. A sweet soft flavour, long-lasting and harmonious appealing in the mouth. Not filtered may contain sediment.
Best wine in “Guida al vino Quotidiano” SLOW FOOD 2005/2007
Silver medal AWC Vienna 2010
Silver medal BIODIVINO 2010
Best wine in “GUIDA AI VINI D’ITALIA BIO” 2011
Gold medal AWC Vienna 2011
Finalist “Three glasses” GAMBERO ROSSO 2012
Special mention BIOWINE 2012
Silver medal MILLESIME BIO 2013 Montpellier
Eccellenza AIS guida “LE MARCHE nel bicchiere 2014”
GOLD MEDAL “BEST WINE JAPAN” 2014
Eccellenza AIS guida “LE MARCHE nel bicchiere 2015”
Silver medal 2015 “BEST WINE JAPAN”
GOLD MEDAL “AWC WIEN” Austria 2015
Silver Medal “AWC Wien” Austria 2017
Silver medal “MUNDUS VINI ” 2018
4 Grappoli Bibenda 2019
GOLD MEDAL “MUNDUS VINI” 2019
SILVER MEDAL International Organic Wine Award 2019