Tenuta Ulisse Pecorino Abruzzo IGP 2016
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Appellation: Indicazione Geografica Protetta IGP
Grape history: Vine of uncertain origin, the Pecorino has been grown for centuries in the central regions of Italy, especially Marche and Abruzzo, where it is known also with different denominations. The bunch is medium sized, long, cylindrical – or pyramid-shaped, often with wings, with widely spaced berries. The maturation is medium-early and is usually harvested in mid-September.
· The whole grapes are chilled in our exclusive cooling tunnel with immediate drop in temperature and consequent cold maceration of the skin peels
· After destemming soft crushing in inert environment at 0.7 bar
· Cold static decantation at 14 °C for 24 – 48 hours
Fermentation Container: inerted stainless steel tanks
Temperature: 8 – 11 °c
Ageing: 3 months in stainless steel
Alcohol content: 13 % vol.
Organoleptic evaluation: The wine has a bright yellow colour with greenish tinges. Fruity aroma with citrus, tropical nuances, white peach and exotic fruits like papaya. It has a lingering and very fresh taste with a slightly balsamic finish. Medium acidity and good structure.
Food pairing: It can be successfully matched with fish entrées, flavoured raw fish, shellfish, all fish dishes.
Serving temperature: 8/10°C