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Il Pollenza
Angera Ribona Colli Maceratesi DOC
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This wine is made with 100% Maceratino. This is a native grape, cultivated only on the hills around Macerata, where it gained the DOC appellation as monovariety in 2010. It is a very ancient grape, often compared or confused with Greco from Campania. The grape has a lot of alternate names, among which are Ribona, Greco Maceratese, Verdicchio Marino. Angera is the name of one of Count Brachetti Peretti’s grandchildren.


Owner: Count Aldo Brachetti Peretti
Website: http://www.ilpollenza.it/home/
Winemaker: Carlo Ferrini
Type: White wine
Varietals: 100% Ribona (Maceratino)

Vineyard Location: Colli Maceratesi DOC
Orientation: South East
Elevation: 190 m a.s.l.
Vines Planted: 1996
Trellising: Guyot
Vines/Acre: 5,500/Ha
Soil: Calcareous and clay with skeleton

Vinification
Cold maceration on the skins for10 hours at 10 °C. Fermentation in concrete vats for 21 days at 15 °C with natural yeasts.

Aging Process
Concrete vats of 80 Hl for 6 months. 3 months in the bottle before the release.

Tasting Notes
Color: Bright straw yellow with green reflections
Bouquet: Clean and pleasant bouquet on the nose with elegant notes of white flowers, apple and apricot, together with herbal sensations
Flavor: On the palate it is dry, fresh and smooth, with rich minerality
Pairings: Ideal with light dishes, starters, seafood pasta, oysters, variety of fried fish

Alcohol Content: 12.5 %
Serving Temperature: 54°F