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Region: Marche

Serrapetrona DOC

Facts about this wine

Wine: Red wine
Taste: Semi dry
Volume: Medium
Min. alcohol: 11%
Mandatory Storage: Min. 11 mos.
Storage potential: 2 years

This red wine is made from the same grapes as the sparkling red wine Vernaccia di Serrapetrona DOCG , namely Vernaccia Nera (85-100%), with the permitted addition of local, red, non-aromatic grapes (0-15%).

The wine has a more or less intense ruby red color, a characteristic and harmonious scent, and a pleasantly dry taste.

Serrapetrona DOC has a mandatory aging period of 10 months, starting with December 1st of the harvesting year.

After the DOCG awarding of Vernaccia di Serrapetrona , Serrapetrona DOC is still produced as a dry and red wine, thus being an independent DOC type .

Serraptetrona DOC is a curiosity rarely seen outside Marche let alone the zone, and the wine is produced around the town and municipality of Serrapetrona and in parts of Belforte del Chienti and San Severino Marchi, in the province of Macerata. The vineyards are located at high altitude.

The locals pair the wine with most meals.

The aging potential is up to 2 years.

Great dishes to have with Serrapetrona DOC

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