Ottone

Noble rots, licorice, acacia honey, oriental spices, emotions, history, fantasy.
A sweet dessert wine that showcases its sweetness while balancing with the other 3 tastes
Golden reflections in the glass, invites meditation while drinking.
Ribona and Pecorino are rich and opulent grapes. 25 liters of must are yielded every 100 kilos of bunches.
Perfect with strong and aged cheeses and foie gras, also works well with classical music, poetry readings and true friends.
You can also have it with plain dry biscuits or with a fig jam tart.

Appellation: Marche Bianco IGT Passito (sweet dessert wine)
Altitudes and Aspects: South East; South West. From 200 to 280 meters above sea level
Soil: Deep, medium-textured, mainly clay, located on a hill
Vineyard: Sustainable management through natural methods of defense and organic fertilization, legume green manure and mechanical weeding
Training method: Single guyot
Grapes: Pecorino and Ribona
Harvesting: Hand harvesting starting from the second part of September ; use of small crates, selection of the bunches directly in the vineyard
Grape drying: Grapes are left to dry for a period of 35 – 45 days on layered straw mats in a naturally ventilated room
Winemaking: Manual pressing of the dried grapes. Cold must filtering. Alcoholic fermentation in small wood carats
Aging: Matured in small acacia barrels for 12 months before aging in bottles for other 12 months
Serving temperature: 16° C.

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