Best Wines of Le Marche: Terra Cruda, Ortaia, Pergola Rosso Doc | Wines and People |

Red ruby with pomegranate highlights, clear and consistent. Intense aroma and complex enough, with hints of strawberry, blackberry, iris, violet and carnation. Hints of spices such as white pepper, cinnammon and cloves. To the taste it is dry, warm, soft enough, fresh and with good tannicity. Well balanced.

Area of production: Fratterosa PU, Le Marche, Italy

Grape: Vernaccia di Pergola(Biotipo di Aleatico) Sangiovese
Vineyard: Morico, Ortaia and Frescuccio vineyards
Cultivable area: 6 ha
Vineyard plant: 270×0.80
Vineyard location: 400 mt above sea level
Vineyard exposure: South / South-West
Cultivation system: Spurred cordon
Age of production facilities: 5 years old in average
Harvesting time: end of September/first half of October
Harvesting method: Manual grape harvest in small crates
Soil type: Clayey with rich presence of sand
Density of planting: 5.500 Vines/ ha Yield/ha 80 q.
Vinification: Selection of grapes during the picking phase and in winery through a vibrant table and a selection table. Prolongued maceration for more than 20 days and piegeage. Thermo regulated vinification and fermentation in inox barrel. Ageing for at least 1 year in barriques and fining in bottle.
Maturation: part of the wine in oak barrique
containing 225 l. for 16/18
Refinement: at least 4 months in bottle
ABV: 14%
Serving temperature: 18°C