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Offida D.O.C. Rosso

…An idiom which can join different people and cultures … an aspiration of this wine that combines rich, strong and deep territorial roots with international, elegant and refined suggestions. The Montepulciano and Cabernet grapes varieties are carefully grown and purely wine made in selected oak barrels for an ageing of 24 months and 12 months in bottles.

Geographic Production Area
the towns of Offida and Acquaviva Picena, in Ascoli Piceno province
Soil
medium mixture, quite clayey
Height
300 metres above sea level
Growing System
spur pruned cordon
Harvest Time
strictly by hand, end of September for Cabernet, end of October for Montepulciano
Grapes' Varieties
70% Montepulciano, 30% Cabernet
Wine Production
in red, long fermentation of the skins; daily cold drawing of wine; stainless steel vat ferm entation, and then in wooden barrels (barriques)
Ageing
24 months
Refining
12 months in bottles
Organoleptic Characteristics

Colour deep purple with violet shades
Scent dried plums, cherries and chocolate fragrances mixed with spiced scents of grain leather and liquorice
Flavour warm, full-bodied, where the power of tannin fills the palate with pleasant sensation
Alcohol content 15%