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ABATE PIETRO - 1 bottle - Le Corti dei Farfensi

Name: Abate Pietro

Appelation: Marche rosso IGP

Year: 2016

Grapes:  Montepulciano 80% Syrah 20%

Alcohol: 14,5% 0.75L 

Colour: Iintense colour, lush ruby red.
Bouquet & palate: wealth of aromas – spicy and floral notes with red-fruit overtones and hints of chocolate and graphite; warm, rich palate with smooth, supple entry and good mid-palate structure supported by well-balanced acidity and refined presence of round, sweet tannins.

Serving Temperature: serve at about 18 °C.

Soil type: slightly alkaline due to the presence of red lime

Vinification: First comes a lenghty fermentation, along with maceration of the skins at controlled temperature. This process is followed by maturation in new 110-litre French oak barrels, then further aging in the bottle completes the evolution.

Productivity: 2 tons/acre



What a wonderful name....

ABATE PIETRO - 1 bottle - Le Corti dei Farfensi

  • Abbot Peter, headed the Farfensi order in the 9th century at the time when the monks were forced out of their monastery - Farfa Abbey in the Lazio region – by Saracen invaders and resettled in the Marche region.

  • Fabulous alongside pasta dishes such as pappardelle with wild boar souce, grilled or braised meat and fowl; also with truffle dishes and aged and hard cheese

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