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Pollino Bianco Terre di Cosenza DOP Calabria IGP 2022

11.90 € / bottle(s)
(1 l = 15.87 €)
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Description

Pollino Bianco Terre di Cosenza DOP Calabria IGP 2022 / Ferrocinto / Calabria

White wine from Italy

Tenute Ferrocinto is based in the town of Castrovillari, halfway between the cities of Potenza and Cosenza in Calabria in southern Italy. The area is also called "Conca del Re" and was known as a wine-growing landscape even before the appearance of the Romans. Surrounded by the largest Italian national parks, the vines find ideal conditions here because there are large temperature differences between day and night. The work of people in the vineyard preserves the characteristics of the terroir by working in perfect harmony with nature. In doing so, they must make a daily choice that ultimately leads to a result that represents a perfect synthesis between centuries-old tradition and new technological achievements.

The indigenous white grape variety Mantonico comes from the Calabria region in southern Italy. This region is characterized by a Mediterranean climate, characterized by warm summers and mild winters. The hilly landscape and slopes in Calabria offer ideal conditions for viticulture. The Mantonico has a long history and may have been related to the Malvasia grape in the past. The leaves of the vine plant are usually medium to large and oval to round in shape. The clusters of the Mantonico vine are medium to large in size and have a conical shape. This grape variety prefers warm and sunny climates, which is why it also finds a perfect habitat in Calabria, where it is grown on hills or slopes. Tenuta Ferrocinto grows its Montonico grapes at an average altitude of 500m above sea level. on soils with medium texture and high iron and magnesium content. Of course, when the vines were planted in 2002, care was taken to ensure perfect sun exposure.

The harvest takes place in the morning hours of the first ten days of October of each vintage, with the grapes being placed in small boxes to keep them as intact as possible. After destemming, gentle pressing takes place under nitrogen. No selected yeasts are added to achieve in Pollino Bianco DOP the most faithful expression of the grape variety and the territory. Fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature of no more than 16°C and the subsequent aging on the lees lasts about six months.

The Pollino Bianco DOP from Tenute Ferrocinto appears in the wine glass with a clear straw yellow and exudes an intense aroma with sensations of ripe yellow and exotic fruits, white melon, green banana, pineapple and much more, as well as more subtle but clear scents such as wild herbs, Includes chalk, honey, sweet spices, and sweet almonds. The palate is soft and dry, leaving subtle spaces for a fresh, savoury trail that make this exceptional wine pleasant and highly drinkable. The taste and olfactory match is excellent and underlines the fruity profile. Overall, a sober and well-made white wine that, thanks to its harmony, is hardly tiring.

At an optimal drinking temperature of around 10 to 12°C, the Pollino Bianco from southern Italy is ideal as an aperitif. Excellent with Mediterranean starters and light pasta dishes. And of course, this white wine goes perfectly with dishes based on fish and/or vegetables.

General properties

  • Vintage: 2022
  • Ageing: Dry
  • Country: Italy
  • Region: Calabria
  • Volume: 0.75 litres

Detailed properties

  • Producer and bottler: Tenute Ferrocinto/Campoverde Spa - Contrada Ciparsia - 87012 Castrovillari (CS) - Italia - +39 0981 415122
  • Quality Designation: Denominazione di Origine Protetta (DOP). Terre di Cosenza.
  • Grape: 100 % Mantonico.
  • Vinification: The harvest takes place in the first ten days of October of each vintage, with the grapes being placed in small boxes to keep them as intact as possible. This is followed by gentle pressing under nitrogen. No selected yeasts are used to achieve in the wine the most faithful expression of the grape variety and the territory. Fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature of no more than 16°C and the subsequent aging on the lees lasts about 6 months.
  • Sensory characteristics: It has a delicate and clear nose with aromas of pear, exotic fruits and a floral note. This is followed by a fresh, quite rich, and balanced sip with a slightly salty finish and good persistence.
  • Colour: Clear straw yellow of medium intensity.
  • Alcohol content: 13.5 % Vol.
  • Closure type: Natural cork.
  • Serving recommendation: Excellent as an aperitif, with delicate starters, pasta dishes with light sauces, fish-based dishes, and vegetables.
  • Recommended serving temperature: Between 10 and 12°C
  • Allergens: Contains sulfites.
  • Warning: Consuming alcoholic beverages during pregnancy, even in small quantities, can have serious consequences for the child's health.
  • EAN (bottle): 8014529006346
  • Scope of supply: 1 bottle of wine 0.75 litres.

Grape variety

MANTONICO

The indigenous white grape variety Mantonico comes from the Calabria region in southern Italy. This region is characterized by a Mediterranean climate, characterized by warm summers and mild winters. The hilly landscape and slopes in Calabria offer ideal conditions for viticulture. The Mantonico has a long history and may have been related to the Malvasia grape in the past. The leaves of the vine plant are usually medium to large and oval to round in shape. The clusters of the Mantonico vine are medium to large in size and have a conical shape. This grape variety prefers warm and sunny climates, which is why it also finds a perfect habitat in Calabria, where it is grown on hills or slopes.



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