Colli Maceratesi Ribona,
Spumante e Passito
Its district includes the whole hill area, less than 450 mt. high, in the
Macerata province and in Loreto, excluding the base of the valley and the
A minimum of 70% of Maceratino white grape is used to produce Colli
Maceratesi Bianco. Up to a maximum of 30% of Trebbiano toscano,
Verdicchio, Incrocio Bruni 54, Pecorino, Sauvignon, Grechetto, Malvasia
toscana and Chardonnay, can be jointly or individually blended. Up to a
max. of 15% others varieties of the province can also be authorized and
recommende. Colli Maceratesi Ribona, like Spumante e Passito, is produced
with 100% of Maceratino grapes. Colli Maceratesi Rosso is produced with at
least 50% of Sangiovese.
Appearence: pale yellow with green tones, evidence of youth.
Scent: pleasant, fresh, characteristic bouquet, reminiscent of unripe
Flavour: dry and harmonious.
Alcohol content: min. 11°C:
Requires drinking within its first year. Should environmental conditions
be favourable, some selections of this wine may be put down for 1 to 2
Colli Maceratesi Bianco is a wine ti be drunk when young, is fresh and
lively with a delicate bouquet and a lingering flavour. It is fairly
smooth and should be served at 10°C all year round. It tends to emphasize
the taste of sweet raw molluscs, of rice and soup dishes dressed with
white sauces combined with molluscs. It also goes well with lightly cooked
white meats. Colli Maceratesi Rosso is a warm wine that isn' t excessively
binding thus lending itself to various food affinities. It goes well when
served with pizzas topped with salame and cheese and white meat dishes
such as rabbit cooked with suckling pork or chicken casserole.
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