Gianfelici: Vernaccia di Serrapetrona in Le Marche | Wines and People | Scoop.it

The production of VERNACCIA D.O.C.G of Serrapetrona, is a secular tradition of Le Marche, it has always been one of the most famous products of this region. Vernaccia was appreciated by Boccaccio and by Pope Martin IV. Dante was very keen on Vernaccia.
This wine is made up of 85% of homonymous grapes, whose 40% slightly dried which is grown up in vineyards at an altitude of 700 metres and exposed to the sun with a maximum amount of 100 quintal per hectare, while the other 15% is made up of other grape varieties such as Sangiovese, Montepulciano, Ciliegiolo.
Red foam; persistent perlage, red color with purplish nuances, ripe fruit perfume, jam, red dried flowers, spices.
Pleasant savoury flavour, velvety tannins, it offers harmony, rarely found in the few red sparkling wines.