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Il Pollenza
Porpora Rosso Marche IGT
Marche

This wine was born from Count Brachetti Peretti’s desire to combine the elegance and velvety texture of the Merlot grape with the power and austerity of the native Montepulciano, a traditional high-quality grape of the Marche region. The result is a complex and harmonious rich style wine.


Owner: Count Aldo Brachetti Peretti
Website: http://www.ilpollenza.it/home/
Winemaker: Carlo Ferrini
Type: Red wine
Varietals: 50% Montepulciano, 50% Merlot

Vineyard Location: Mrche IGT
Orientation: South East
Elevation: 190 m a.s.l.
Vines Planted: 1996
Trellising: Spurred cordon
Vines/Acre: 6,000/Ha
Soil: Spurred cordon

Vinification
Macetation on the skins with frequent delestage and pumping over for 15 days. Fermentation in concrete vats for 15 days at 28 °C

Aging Process
In French barrique, tonneaux of 500 l, oak casks of 2,000 l for 12 months. 12 months in the bottle before the release

Tasting Notes
Color: Ruby red color
Bouquet: The bouquet on the nose is characterized by aromas of ripe fruits like cherry, blackcurrant and blueberry on a background of fine spices, tobacco and licorice
Flavor: On the palate it is dry and full bodied, with elegant refined tannins and nice minerality. Long pleasant finish of fruit and spices
Pairings: Ideal with grilled meat, steaks, barbecue, gnocchi with ragu sauce and aged cheese

Alcohol Content: 14.4%
Serving Temperature: 60-62°F
Production: 150,000 bts