Contesa 2018 Pecorino Colline Pescaresi
Pecorino is now a fashionable grape, rightly deserving of its recent attention. It has a combination of good body, crisp acidity and lovely aromas of hay and summer meadows. This version from one of our favourite producers, Rocco Pasetti of Contesa, is one of the best we have discovered and is exceptional value for money.
Contesa is a 30 hectare estate in Abruzzo in southern central Italy run by father and son team of Rocco and Franco Pasetti. Rocco comes from a long line of winemakers in the region, I first encountered his wines when he was winemaker at the co-op in Rosciano in the mid nineties, but now, since 2004, has established his own winery. Rocco & Franco make wine that are robust and full of flavour but always with a sense of authenticity of style. The estate is not officially organic, but they have eschewed the use of chemical weedkillers
|Bottle Size||Standard Bottle 75cl|
|Style||Light Dry Whites|
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