2012 Rio Maggio Falerio Pecorino Case x12

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The ancient varietal Pecorino all but disappeared by the 1970's. The industry at the time called for quantity, not quality, and the low-yielding vine went to near-extinction before recovering through the efforts of Signore Guido Cocci-Grifoni.

Rio Maggio expresses their rocky terroir, the soul of their land, through the Pecorino from their Colle Monteverde vineyard. The grapes are fermented in cement tank, followed by 8-10 months on the lees. The wine shows a good balance with its high acidity. Smoky melon and limestone minerality dominate the nose and palate - a full-bodied sipper. 

Serve at 57° with fish dishes or creamy cheeses. 

Classification: Falerio Pecorino D.O.C.

Varietals: 100% Pecorino

Alcohol: 13.5%

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