Menicucci Vini Ginesia Pecorino
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Region: Abruzzo, Italy
Grape varieties: 100% Pecorino
Menicucci Vini Ginesia Passerina is made from 100% organic indigenous grapes. Hints of white flowers and tropical fruits, bright acidity.
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About Menicucci Vini Ginesia Pecorino
Menicucci Vini Ginesia Pecorino shows white flowers, white fruits, and ethereal overtones topped with a finish of bitter almond. Full-bodied, well-structured with a rich persistence and balance.
About Menicucci Vini
Menicucci is carved out of an Italian family tradition, flavored with passion and dedication. Beginning in 1970, Antonio Menicucci planted his first grapes in Ortona, Italy. Three generations later the Menicucci legacy continues. Menicucci proudly produces a variety of organic hand-crafted still and sparkling wines that satisfy every palate ranging from unique, fruit-infused wines to traditional white and red varietals. Along with our love and passion for making great wines, we are committed to delivering superior quality and unforgettable memories. Our unique and continuous innovation techniques have inspired us to become amongst the industry’s most admired Italian wine brands.
Pecorino is a light-skinned wine grape used in Italy’s eastern coastal regions, particularly in Marche and Abruzzo. A classic Pecorino-based wine is dry and mineral, straw-yellow in color and has an elegantly floral bouquet of acacia and jasmine.
The variety has a long, complicated, and all-too-common history. It has been cultivated in the Marche region for hundreds of years but low yields saw it replaced by more-productive grape varieties like Trebbiano.
By the mid-20th Century, Pecorino was thought to be extinct. In the 1980s, a local producer researching native varieties investigated a rumor of some forgotten vines in an overgrown vineyard.
Cuttings were taken and propagated and eventually grew enough grapes to make very good wine in the early 1990s. Since then, the variety’s plantings have grown exponentially, and Pecorino is now found across the Marche, Abruzzo, Umbria, and Tuscany.