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|The old farm, Vagnoni Molina, is a small
viniculture of Piceno located in southern Marche, near
the town of Offida, very close to the
border of Abruzzo. The
most common grape varieties grown in Piceno are Montepulciano, Sangiovese, Merlot, Passerina and Pecorino. One of the best white grapes
of the Marche region is
Pecorino, which takes its name from the centuries-old local mixture of
sheep (pecora) husbandry and winegrape growing.
Tasting Notes: Full-bodied, rich and fruity, with a crisp finish, and goes remarkably well with most dishes.
Classification: Offida DOCG
Area of Production: Castorano, Province of
Grape Variety: 100% Pecorino
Soil: Clay and Chalk
Average Age of Vines: 10-15 years
Trellising System: Cordone Speronato
Spacing of Plants: 2.90 meters by rows - 90cm apart
Production per Acre: 4.02 tons
Vinification Technique: Stainless Steel 16°-18°
Maturation: 6 months in stainless steel
Total Acidity: 6.5 g/l
Residual Sugar: 3-3.5 g/l
Total Cases Produced: 830