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Facciata del Palazzo Ducale di Urbino
Region: Marche
Zone: Offida DOCG
Wine:

Offida Passerina DOCG

Facts about this wine

Wine: White wine
Taste: Semi dry
Volume: Light
Min. alcohol: 11.5%
Mandatory Storage: Min. 3 mos.
Storage potential: No saving potential

Since 2001, the white wine Offida Passerina has been under DOC regulations but in 2011, the wine was elevated to the top classification DOCG.

Offida Passerina DOCG is a white wine made from the local Passerina grape (85-100%) with the permitted addition of local non-aromatic green grapes (0-15%).

The color is straw-yellow with golden reflexes, and the scent is characteristic and pleasant. The taste is dry typical and distinctive of the grape.

The wine is released on the market on March 1st of the year following the harvest.

Offida Passerina DOCG pairs well with fish soup, "risotto ai crostacei" (fried olives stuffed with meat).

On the same grape composition, two dessert white wines are produced: the sweet Offida Passerina Vin Santo DOCG and the more sweet Offida Passerina Passito DOCG.

Great dishes to have with Offida Passerina DOCG

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