Wine Cataldi Madonna, "Frontone" Pecorino, Terre Aquilane IGT, 2013
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Reviews of purchase Cataldi Madonna, "Frontone" Pecorino, Terre Aquilane IGT, 2013
The wine is bright yellow-straw color.
The taste of wine is fresh, with a bright acidity, emphasizing notes of tropical fruits, nuances of minerals and a lasting aftertaste.
The generous, rich, rich aroma of wine is full of passion fruit, grapefruit and orange, unfolding against the background of mineral notes.
Serve wine is recommended for sea fish, seafood dishes, crustaceans, as well as pasta and spicy cheeses.
"Frontone" Pecorino from the winery Cataldi Madonna is a delicate, refined wine with an expressive fruity aroma and a steady taste. The Pecorino variety has been unfairly forgotten by winemakers recently due to its low yield. However, the enologists of Cataldi Madonna decided to renew the popularity of this grapes, giving him a second chance in the Abruzzo open spaces. The sites where Pecorino is cultivated are located at an altitude of 380 meters above sea level, the planting density is 2600 plants per hectare. During the vinification process, the wort is subjected to cold maceration and fermentation in steel tanks for several months prior to bottling. After bottling, the wine is aged in bottles for 7-10 months.
To "Fronton" Pecorino more successfully revealed his taste, it is recommended to decant for 15-20 minutes before filing. Wine will make a good pair of fish dishes, crustaceans and seafood.
The history of the Italian farm Cataldi Madonna began in 1920, but initially the farm was mainly bred cattle, and only in 1968 the company's work was reoriented to create wines. Until the early 90's. Twentieth century it was practically the only major wine producer in the Ofen commune. Today the company's plots occupy 31.4 hectares, where the cultivars are traditional for Abruzzo: Montepulciano, Pecorino, Trebbiano, etc. The winery and vineyards are located in the so-called "furnace" of Abruzzo - a small plateau in the center of which Offena is located. The head of the family winery is Luigi Cataldi Madonna, his daughter Julia, and also the nephews of Lorenzo and Antonio, provide substantial support in the management and direct production.