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Barone di Valforte Pecorino
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Barone di Valforte Pecorino 2018

Abruzzo, ItalyThe Sorricchio family has owned the baronial fief of Valforte since the 13th Century, and their vineyard lies within the DOCG Colline Teramane area. This pecorino is grown on north facing (cooler) calcareous laced soils in Piomba and Colle Sale, and from 150 - 350m. Pine nut, kernel, Asian pear rule this charmer, with a bed of broken stones, wild Mediterranean herbs, and skippy acidity. If you're not familiar with pecorino, here's a fantastic example, and price, to start with.Tasted: 02 November 2019Tasted by: Treve RingPrices: BC 19.99 BCLS Producer: Tenute Barone di ValforteDistributors: Enoteca Bacco
Grape: PecorinoCSPC: 267328