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2019 Cornacchia Casanova Pecorino

2019 Cornacchia Casanova Pecorino

Organic
90 Points John Caro
2019 Cornacchia Casanova Pecorino
90 Points John Caro

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A beautiful Pecorino from its home territory on Italy's Adriatic coast. Cornacchia are an ancient family who now farm organically, offering some of the finest wines out of the region. With a juicy sense of body that is balanced by fine and refreshing mineral acidity, the Cornacchia Pecorino is stunning value at this super-reasonable price.

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$22.99 in mixed 6+ or $25.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Pecorino

Its Origins

In the province of Teramo the estate dominates the fertile valley of the Vibrata, lying at 240 meters above sea level. The soil is calcareous and stony which is excellent for drainage. The moderating breezes from the sea which is 15 km from the estate allow for perfect ripening. Baron Filippo Cornacchia stated growing Montepucliano vines at the end of the 19th Century and is considered the pioneer in the aging and bottling of Montepulciano in Abruzzo. Cornacchia currently has 32 hectares of vineyard.. The Le Coste vineyard has full southern exposure with its own special microclimate .Vines are 30 to 40 years old. Only grapes coming from this vineyard are used.

What The Critics Say

Vinous, Ian D'Agata

"Dark straw-yellow. Pear, figs and sage on the nose and palate. Smooth and fairly tactile. More herbal and deeper, though, than Barone Cornacchia’s 2017 Passerina wine." Drink 2020 - 2022

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Montepulciano

  • Colour

    White

  • Region

    Abruzzo

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Maturity

    2019 - 2022

This Wine Goes Well With

with CHICKEN
with FISH
with MILD CHEESE

Taste

3

Delivery & Returns

We deliver throughout New Zealand and to some locations overseas. Our deliveries are made by trusted third party carriers. For further details on prices and delivery options please go to DELIVERY INFORMATION section of our site.

If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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