Production and wine making
It is a rare autochthonous grape variety from Frentana area, in Abruzzo. Rocca San Giovanni, the municipality where the cellar is located, has the largest extension of this variety. It is quite vigorous. It ripens during the second ten-day period of September. The bunch is medium-sized, quite loosely-packed, and the single grape is big, spherical, amber yellow if exposed to the sun. The winemaking: the white wine’s typology, without maceration, and with soft crushing; fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature; ageing in steel with periodic stirring of the fine lees.
Features of the wine
Pale straw yellow color; scents of white flowers, citrus and light spicy notes; an the palate it has a vibrant acidity and freshness, fruity notes with a slightly bitter final. It is a quaffable wine. Alcohol content about 13% vol. Serving temperature: 9-11°C; highly recommended as an aperitif wine and to start a lunch; it goes well with fish dishes characterized by delicate taste (shrimp salad, spaghetti with clams…).