Rosso Piceno Bacchus
Top 10% wine in the UK
Blend: 50% Montepulciano + 50% Sangiovese
From: Italy, Piceno DOP
By: Natalino Bartolomei @ Ciu Ciu
A blend Montepulciano and Sangiovese grapes in equal parts; harvested at 300 mt above sea level from the slopes surrounding the medieval town of Offida. Ruby red with shades of violet, wide on the nose with fruity notes such as red cherry and raspberry which evolve into floral notes. The palate is long lasting with fruits and flowery notes balanced with nice 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.