Offida Pecorino Le Merlettaie
Top 10% wine in the UK
Blend: 100% Pecorino
From: Italy, Offida DOCG
By: Natalino Bartolomei @ Ciu Ciu
These Pecorino grapes are grown on the hilly part of The Marche region between the Appennins and the Adriatic Sea. Bright gold in colour, it has a zesty nose with lemon peel and apple with flowery notes. A deep palate starting with fruity notes, evolving into yellow flowers and finishing with vanilla notes balanced with great acidity.
The Ciu Ciu winery was founded in 1970 in the medieval village of Offida, near Ascoli Piceno by Natalino Bartolomei and his wife Anna. Today it is still owned by the same the family but managed by a team of wine making experts who use the best wine making technology with full respect of nature in order to produce wine of outstanding quality using the original grapes from the region.