piedirosso

PIEDIROSSO POMPEIANO I.G.T.

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
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Ruby red wine with an intense and fruity aroma

Type of grape: 100% Piedirosso
Soil features: volcanic

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Description

The ancient red berry vine cultivated in Campania, called “Piedirosso”, has uncertain origins, even though some consider it may correspond to the “Colombina” mentioned by Pliny. Locally it is referred to as “Pér e palummo”, and this name is supposedly derived from the colour that vine shoot turns into just before the harvest period, that is red like a dove’s leg. The “Piedirosso Pompeiano” has a harmonic and full bodied taste, obtained from Piedirosso grapes cultivated on the slopes of the Vesuvius. It has a ruby red colour and an intense and fruity aroma; it has a taste that recalls ripe red fruit and plums, with also a slight hint of tobacco, coffee and spices.

Classification: I.G.T. red
Type of grape: Piedirosso 100%
Soil features: volcanic
Cultivation system: espalier
Harvest period: Mid-October
Yield per hectare: 80 quintals
Vinification: soft pressing, maceration at controlled temperature.
Proof: 12,5%
Serving temperature: 18°C
Food match: it is ideal for elaborate dishes, red meat and seasoned cheeses.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg

1 review for PIEDIROSSO POMPEIANO I.G.T.

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Sabatino

    E’ da molti anni che acquisto il Piedirosso Sannino: vitigno autoctono, grande gusto e ottima persistenza.
    Inoltre, ha un ottimo rapporto qualità-prezzo. Consigliatissimo!

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