May 2, 2012

Best Wines of Le Marche: Saladini e Pilastri, Rosso Piceno Sup. “Vigna Monteprandone”
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Opulent aromas with layers of black cherry, mulberry and prune, eastern spice and liquorice. Beautiful textured, combining generosity and sophistication, with an underlying vitality
that is rivetting. Everything is accentuated by the generosity of the older vineyards of
Sangiovese and Montepulciano situated on the sweet sunny hills of Monteprandone.

Controlled denomination: Rosso Piceno Superiore

Zone of production: Monteprandone (Marche)
Type of vines: Montepulciano 70% and Sangiovese 30%
Vineyard and surface: hamlet Colle Navicchio – 7 Ha
Exposure: south-east
Altitude: 200 m
Type of soil: average mixture- clay loam
Cultivation system: curtain with short spurs
Average age of vines: 36 years
Grape yield per hectar: 5000 Kg/ha
Period of harvest: end of October
Fermentation: steel
Temperature of fermentation: 28°C (33° the beginning 3 days)
Lenght of fermentation and maceration: 30 days
Yeasts used: selected
Barrels: barriques of French oak – 50% of them new
Ageing in barrels: 18 months

Tasting Notes: Ruby-red color; nose of ripe cherries, plums, spice, vanilla and liquorice. The structure combines elegance with a soft tannic structure. The palate is rich with ripe black fruit flavors and a long-lasting finish.

See on www.saladinipilastri.it

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Mariano Pallottini

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