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Le Marche Wines in UK | Failoni Rosso Piceno 2009, Italy

Le Marche Wines in UK | Failoni Rosso Piceno 2009, Italy | Wines and People | Scoop.it

Aroma of blackberry, blueberry, liquorice, wild cherry, rosehip, blackcurrant and leather.  Black cherry, blackberry, plum liquorice, leather on the palate. Fruity and spicy lingering finish. Failoni cantina is a family-owned company, it is located in Staffolo, a medieval village build in the twelfth century which is situated in the rolling hills of the Marche countryside a short distance from the sea.

The farm of 20 hectares is located at the source of Cesola, a tributary of the Esino, in a valley characterized by an optimal microclimate for the cultivation of grapes and olives.
Since 1990, thanks to their passion for the land, linking tradition and innovation, cantina Failoni produce oil and wines typical of the Marche.  The grapes are de-stemmed and left to ferment with the skins in temperature controlled vats. After fermentation, when all sugars have been transformed into alcohol by the yeast, the grapes are gently pressed using a horizontal press. Failoni Rosso Piceno DOC is aged for 12 month in oak casks on its lees and then it is bottled without filtration [...]

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The Le Marche region has a lot to offer to wine lovers. There are 5 DOCG wines and 16 DOC wines. From the prestigious and famous Verdicchio, to the Vernaccia di Serrapetrona, from the Offida Pecorino to the Offida Passerina. Also: Bianchello del Metauro, Colli Maceratesi, Colli Pesaresi, Esino, Falerio dei Colli Ascolani, I Terreni di Sanseverino, Lacrima di Morro d'Alba, Rosso Conero, Pergola, Rosso Piceno, San Ginesio Many of these wines are little known outside of Italy but visitors to the region have a pleasant surprise when they try the local wine produced by many small aziendas and cantinas.
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