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Carminucci Belato Offida Pecorino 2022

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6 bottle(s) at £18.20 per bottle.
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Carminucci Belato Offida Pecorino 2022

  • Grapes Pecorino 100%
  • Country Italy
  • Region: Marche Offida
  • Abv 13 %
  • Dry/Sweet value: 2 (1 is dry, 7 is very sweet)
    Residual Sugar: 5
    Contains Sulphites: Yes
    Vegetarian/Vegan: Yes/Yes
    Milk/Eggs: No/No
    Organic: No
    Biodynamic: No
  • Case size 6 / 75cl
  • Winemaker: Pierluigi Lorenzetti
  • Closure Agglomerated Cork
  • This wine is a delightful and refined blend with vibrant hints of green apple and pineapple, creating an invigorating and crisp palate. Its mineral undertones complement the tangy and fruity finish, leaving a refreshing impression.

The grapes underwent 12 hours maceration to extract the desired aromas and flavours. Following a gentle pressing, the must was clarified via cold static decanting and fermented at controlled temperatures in stainless steel. Ageing took place in stainless steel for three months, allowing the purity of the fruit and the Marche terroir to be fully expressed.

This is a fresh and richly flavoured wine with lifted notes of green apple and pineapple enveloping a crisp, dry palate with mineral tones and a tangy, zesty finish. 

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Bottles Per Case6
Bottle Size75
2 cases 10% offNo

Pecorino is a long-forgotten grape variety which is making a comeback. By the mid-20th century, Pecorino was thought to be extinct. However, it was rediscovered and since the 1990s, plantings have grown considerably. It is an early-ripening, thin-skinned grape native to Central Italy, producing fresh, crisp, mineral-driven wines with floral notes. It produces high levels of natural sugars balanced by naturally high acidity. Pecorino thrives at altitude, and the grapes for this wine come from a vineyard located in the DOCG Offida Pecorino, at 250 to 300 metres above sea level, with good exposure to sunlight and cooling breezes. The soil is rich in minerals and clay, which, combined with the sloping topography, is crucial for draining away excess soil moisture. A Mediterranean climate is found throughout the region, with an average annual rainfall of 800 millimetres, mainly falling during the winter months, which builds water reserves in the soils to nourish the vines throughout the typically hot and dry summers. The vineyards are cultivated organically; herbicides and pesticides are not used. The grapes are manually harvested.

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