Passerina “Vigna Corvino”

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  • Denomination Passerina d’Abruzzo DOC
  • Producer Contesa
  • Year 2019
  • Grape variety: 100% Passerina
  • Alcoholic strength: 12.5% vol.
  • Bottle Sizes 0,750 litres
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After many years as chief winemaker at the local co-operative, Rocco Pasetti started his own venture with 30 hectares around Pescara. The production area is Collecorvino at 250 mt. The Soil is silty clay. Method of training is pergola with a density of 5400 plants per hectare (Yield per hectare 120 q.li/ha). Harvest time is normally first half of October.

Winemaking: VINIFICATION: The grapes are pressed and left to macerate in-skin for approximately 8 hours at a low temperature; following which the must is left to ferment in steel tanks. AGING: Following an initial storage period in stainless steel containers, the wine is bottled and allowed to rest for 2 – 3 months.

Organoleptic Characteristics

  • Colour: Light yellow with shades of green.
  • Nose and flavour: On the nose, this wine carries very evident floral and citrusy notes, as well as that of pink grapefruit. On the palate, it is fresh and savoury, with good persistence.

Suggestions

  • Serving Temperature and Food Matching Serving temperature: 12°C.
  • Recommended with: Excellent as an aperitif, and as a great accompaniment to antipasti, and fish-based first courses.