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By: Loretta Sebastiani

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The Best

WINES OF ITALY

Rosso Conero - DOCG (GPDO)

vino rosso

  • Pair wine Rosso Conero with:
    to accompany the entire meal but it's ideal for pasta dish tossed with spicy sauce, baked manicotti, stewed and roast meat, porchetta (roast suckling pig); serve Riserva only with game and sesoned cheese

Production area of Rosso Conero DOCG:
hills around Mount Conero in 7 municipalities in the province of Ancona, Ancona included (municipalities: Sirolo, Camerano,Offagna, Numana, Osimo and only an area in Castelfidardo)
Vine selection :
Montepulciano (85 - 100%), Sangiovese (0 - 15%)
Colour:
ruby red
Aroma:
agreeable, winy
Taste:
sapid, harmonious, bone-dry, full-bodied
Minimum alcohol content:
11.5%
Aging:
up to 3 years
Types:
-
Riserva:
Riserva (12.5% - it must age for at least 30 months, therefore up to 6 - 7 years)
Serving temperature of wine Rosso Conero:
Serve the wine at: 64 F (18C) if young - 67F (20C) if aged
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