Riccio Verde – not available anymore, replaced by the new Riccio Giallo (see R.G. specs)

Production Area Marche, Italia riccio verde docg riflesso
Grapes variety Pecorino
Designation of origin Offida DOCG Pecorino
Regulation DOCG Offida
Organic Yes
Orientation / Altitude of terrain Facing West-East / Between 200 and 300 meters a.s.l
Density / Yield 3500 vines per hectare / 55 hl per hectare
Vineyards details Rows of Guyot with a mean age of 20 years, planted on soils with medium texture and tends to be sandy.
The grapes are grown by the method of organic farming, the vineyard is covered with grass all year. Zero use of chemical fertilizers
Winemaking Soft pressing of the grapes, settling of the must at 10 ° C for 12 hours, pouring the clear must and fermentation at a controlled temperature of 15 ° C.
After fermentation, the wine is racked and remains in contact with the lees for 30 days with a weekly batonage
Aging 8 months in steel
Best to drink 2-5 years from vintage
Visual inspection Intense straw, clear, bright
Nose Tropical fruits, white flowers, broom
Taste / Alcool Fresh and fruity taste balanced, soft, good structure and persistence. Alcool 14% vol.
Pairings / service Temperature Dishes based on fish, white meat, pasta dishes. Best to serve at 8°C – 11°C
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Antonio Castelnuovo Wines
Contrada Arielli, 16
66026 Ortona (CH), Italy
P.Iva 08950820962

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