Colli Pesaresi Rosso
rosso, Focara rosso and Novello
The Colli Pesaresi rosso is
produced in the Pesaro-Urbino province which includes 31 councils and is
situated on the northern part of the region, leaving out the Apennine and
the Montefeltro area. The climate conditions in Colle San Bartolo, Monte
Ardizio, the Focara and Fiorenzuola hills, are among the best in the
A min.of 85% of the dominant vine Sangiovese is used. Up to a max of 15%
of other atthorized vines may be used to blend with it. The Focara rosso
is only blended with a max. of 15% of Pinot Nero.
Appearence: its colour is not a very deep garnet red, with faint
purplish refelections, which are evidence of youth. During its maturaion,
it goes grom garnet red to orange. The Novello is ruby red.
Scent: winy in the first stage, then it becomes delicate, fruity and
reminiscent of wood.
Flavour: it is dry and harmonious with slightly bitter after taste.
It is full-bodied and persistent.
Alcool content: Colli Pesaresi rosso and Novello mn. 11,5°C;
Focara rosso 12°C.
These wines are ready for drinking within the first year . In the best
areas by vocation or in conncetion with particularly successful
grape-harvests, they bear a longer ageing of 2 or 3 years.
This fragrant, lively, cleansing, palatable "Red", when
young,is best served with dishes containing rich sauces and also meat
Locally, it is served with a flavoursome and precious
preparation of white truffles and unions with this wine.
towards the end of November, Formaggio di fossa is unburied from
its bed of straw within a tufa. The combination of this cheese with this
wine creates a particularly unique flavour.
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