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Offida Pecorino, “Pistillo”

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Offida Pecorino, “Pistillo”

The Pecorino grape is an historic grape of the Marche region. It transforms into a wine of distinctly individual character that sets it apart from many traditional white wines of the world today. The Offida DOC is the only DOC-level appellation for the varietal Pecorino.

Appellation: Offida Pecorino DOCG

Type: White, dry

Grape Varietal: 100% Pecorino

Certified Organic

Wine Details:

Tasting Notes:
Color: Golden.
Bouquet: Rich and varied, ranging from citrus, durian fruit, lemon and pine to honeyed jasmine floral notes.
Taste: Rich in texture and body.
Pairing: Pairs well with seafood, appetizers, pecorino cheese and walnut bread, steamed white fish with ginger, chicken thighs with roasted red pepper and onion, and oven-roasted fish or pork.

Vinyard Notes:
Vineyard: 500 feet a.s.l. on a northern exposure. Vine density; 1,800 vine per acre. Average vine age: 5 years old.
Production area: Commune of Offida, in the Marche region of Central Italy.
Training System: Guyot.
Soil: Mainly calcareous clay.
Harvest: Hand picked in mid September.
Yield: About 2.6 tons per acre.

Winemaking Notes:
Vinification: White wine making method under controlled temperature of 15-20°C (59-68°F) for a period of 2 weeks. Racking is followed by aging.
Aging: 70% in stainless steel tanks and 30% in large (30hl) Slavonian oak barrels.
Winemaker: Paolo Capriotti.