An indigenous grape of the extreme western region, Rossese di Dolceacqua is cultivated in our vineyards at altitudes not less than 250 meters above sea level, with a southwest exposure on rocky soils. Rossese Doc Riviera Ligure di Ponente from Frantoio San Martino reveals itself with wonderful floral and spicy aromas.
Hand-picked grapes in the first half of September are destemmed and crushed, then vinified in contact with the skins in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures. Maturation for 6 months in steel and further refinement for 3 months in the bottle. It expresses its best within the first 5 years from the harvest.
Grapes: 100% Rossese di Dolceacqua
Color: Bright ruby red
Nose: Intense and refined, fresh red fruit, hints of violet and spicy notes
Palate: Good structure, moderately tannic, rich and balanced, flavors of wild strawberry and blackberry
Finish: Savory and fresh, notes of aromatic herbs and pepper
Pairings: Typical Ligurian dishes based on meat and fish
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