Rosso Piceno DOC Superiore

Vigna Messieri

As time goes by, many are leaving the countryside, but someone stays. Someone remains to cultivate the fields, to maintain the woods, to prune the olive trees and, of course, to grow the vineyards. Some of those vineyards are still there, as is our historic one, right in front of the house, from which we harvest the grapes to produce the Vigna Messieri.
The wine opens with intense purple flowers and moves up to lavender. It continues with aromas of toasted cocoa then returns to flowers with fleshy red roses and an elegant balsamic long finish. The taste is a duality of expression. Silky tannins alternate with the voluptuousness of fruit which, wrapped in a crunchy layer of cocoa, make every taste a passionate embrace.

GRAPES
60% Montepulciano | 40% Sangiovese
BORDOLESE BOTTLE
0.75cl
SERVING TEMPERATURE
19°C
FIRST YEAR OF PRODUCTION
1987
NUMBER OF BOTTLES
10.000
YIELD/HECTARE
8 t
TRAINING SYSTEM
Espalier, with spurred cordon.
REFINEMENT
Maturation in 50 hl Slavonian oak barrels for 36 months. Further refinement in the bottle for at least 12 months.
Tenuta Cocci Grifoni - Le Vigne Storiche - Vigna Messieri - Rosso Piceno DOC Superiore

The vanessa butterfly wanders in the vineyards from June to October, passing from bud to flower. Elegance comes in like spring and colors everything around us with charm. We have dedicated our Vigna Messieri to its vitality

GRAPES

60% Montepulciano
40% Sangiovese

BORDOLESE BOTTLE

0,75 L

SERVING TEMPERATURE

19°C

SOIL COMPOSITION

Clayey with southwest exposure and elevation, from 230 to 250 m a.s.l.

CARES IN THE PREPARATION

Manual harvest and selection of bunches, from the second decade of October and vinification with maceration of the black grapes at a controlled temperature not exceeding 28°C.

Talking about microclimate, soils, the set of factors that determine the uniqueness of a territory, what is called terroir, is of primary importance.

These elements define the character of a wine, they influence its sensorial traits.
Aromas and flavors will develop during fermentation and maturation, enriching the wine with hints that originate in the nature of a specific territory.

All this creates the peculiarities that see the first and main gustatory definition in the vine within a macro-area.

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