The Pecorino Terre di Chieti IGP by Tenuta Ulisse sparkles with a bright yellow and greenish shimmer in the glass. This Italian white wine flatters the nose with a fruity bouquet. It develops delicious and sweetish aromas of candied citrus, white peach, pineapple and papaya. These refreshing notes are rounded off by a subtle saline nuance.
This refreshing Pecorino from Italy is present on the palate with an invigorating acidity and unfolds a great structure with lots of extract. The long-lasting reverberation of this wine is creamy with balsamic hints.
Vinification of the Pecorino Terre di Chieti IGP
The ULISSE line consists of varietal wines that impressively show the fantastic flavors and tastes of indigenous grape varieties grown on the ideal soil.
The origin of the Pecorino grapes is uncertain, but they have been grown for centuries in the central regions of Italy, such as Abruzzo.
The selective hand-picking takes place in 10 kilogram containers, cooled by dry ice, the grapes arrive undamaged to the winery. There they are selected again to ensure an absolutely healthy harvest.
The grapes are cooled down to -5 ° C by nitrogen within 3 minutes. The cell structure is broken up and the extraction promoted, which explains the intense, fascinating fresh-fruity aromas of this wine. The fermentation takes place under temperature control in stainless steel tanks with a subsequent expansion in same for a period of 3 months.
Food recommendation for the Pecorino Terre di Chieti IGP
Enjoy this dry white wine with grilled or raw fish, shellfish, risotto or cheese.
Awards for the Pecorino Terre di Chieti IGP
- Luca Maroni: 95 points for 2015
- Luca Maroni: 96 points for 2016
- International Wine Challenge: Gold for 2016
- International Wine Challenge: Best Pecorino in Show for 2016
- AWC Vienna: Silver for 2016
- Gambero Rosso: 2 glasses (vintages 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010)
- Luca Maroni: 93 points for 2015
- Mundus Vini: Gold (vintages 2014, 2013)
- China Wine & Spirits Awards: Double Gold for 2014
- Luca Maroni: 92 points for 2014
|Type of Wine:||White wine|
|Wine acidity in g/l:||6,6|
|Residual sugar in g/l:||4,5|
|Sub region:||Terre di Chieti IGT (IT)|
|Occasion & Theme:||balcony/ patio , family event , to enjoy during the week , barbecue , party , summer-wine|
|Ageing:||stainless steel tank|
|Quality Classification & Rating:||IGT Indicazione Geografica Tipica|
|Awards:||Luca Maroni - 95 Points|
|Soil & Location:||Lime|
|Maturation:||stainless steel tank|
|Duration of maturation (in Months):||3|
|Aromas & Palate Notes:||stone fruits , tropical fruits , Citrus Fruit|
|Optimal serving temperature in °C:||8 - 10|
|Food Pairing:||Light dishes , bright, hearty dishes|
|Glass Recommendation:||White Wine Glass|
|Bottle Design & Features:||artistic , modern|
|Bottle size in L:||0.75|
|storage capacity in years from the vintage year:||2|
|Alcohol % ABV:||13|
|Allergens and ingredients:||Contains Sulphites and Sulphur Dioxide|
|Distributor:||Tenuta Ulisse - Via San Polo 42 - 66014 Crecchio (CH) - Italien|
Really good white wine
Love this wine, it's a great white wine, fresh but tasty.
Love it with any kind of Fish.
also really good value