Rosso Piceno D.O.C.

Santa Maria d'Arco

Selection of home-grown hand harvested grapes of the Montepulciano and Sangiovese variety.

The choice of the right time to harvest and the accuracy in the wine making process, followed by a careful ageing in large oak barrels give this wine its unique characteristics.

Dry, savoury and peachy taste with scents of vanilla and nuts. Intense colour with purplish glare.

First bottled : 2001 (not bottled in 2004, 2014 and 2017)
- Region of origin: Marche, Province of Ancona;
- Position of the vineyards: In the area surrounding one of the Castles of Jesi “San Paolo” in the area where Rosso Piceno is produced.
- Vine: 65% Montepulciano, 30% Sangiovese, 5% others;
- Cultivation manner: Guyot;
- Vine per ha: 3.000 vines per ha;
- Grapes produced per ha: ~ 8000/9000 kg per ha;
- Age of vineyards: From 14 to 25 years old;
- Type of soil: Medium clay textured;
- Exposition and altitude: ~ 200/250m above sea level, North-East exposition;
- Total vineyards surface: ~ 9 ha; 0,9 with Rosso Piceno “Santa Maria d’Arco” grapes
- No. of produced bottles: 1.500/4.000 per year
- Alcohol concentration: differs depending on yearly weather condition (never below 13,5%vol.);
- Harvest and wine making: accurately hand harvested in the second half of October. Slow cell cracking fermentation with vinace treading.
- Refinement follows in cement barrels for 8-9 months and in small oak barrels for 2-3 months and for a further 3-4 months in the bottle.
- Wine tasting notes: Ruby red with scarlet glare; scent of mature flowers and spicy traces; savoury and dry taste.

Awards

Vendemmia 2015
57° Concorso NazionaleVini d.o.c.g., d.o.c.e i.g.t. “Pramaggiore 2018”
Medaglia d’Oro + "Città di Pramaggiore"
Vendemmia 2012
16° Edizione
Wine Masters Challenge 2014
Vendemmia 2009
Premio Redazione Merum
Qualità 2 Cuori
Vendemmia 2007
48° Concorso Enologico Nazionale
Vini doc e docg Pramaggiore 2009
Vendemmia 2005
35° Concorso Enologico Nazionale
Vini doc e docg "Premio Douja D'Or 2007"
47° Concorso Enologico Nazionale
Vini doc e docg Pramaggiore 2008
Vendemmia 2003
4' Concorso Enologico Internazionale
"La Selezione del Sindaco 2005"
45° Concorso Enologico Nazionale
Vini doc e docg Pramaggiore 2006

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