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Niro Pecorino Terre di Chieti 2019

Terre di Chieti IGT

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  • Decanter Asia Awards, 2020
  • Concours Mondial Bruxelles, 2020
  • Prague Wine Trophy, 2020
  • Decanter World Wine Awards, 2020

Meet Pecorino - one of Italy's most delightful white grapes. Niro is from the sun-filled vineyards of Abruzzo, on Italy's central, eastern coast. Enjoy here its lovely ripe apricot fruit with hints of sage and underscored by zippy lemony freshness.

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Tasting notes

Citrus and mineral freshness with ripe tropical fruit

Aroma

Ripe nectarine, lemon and more tropical fruit notes

Niro Pecorino Terre di Chieti 2019

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  • 13.0% ABV
  • 9.75 Units
  • 750.00 ml
  • 31 December, 2022

Four awards for this delicious white – a wine made purely from Pecorino. Pecore means sheep (hence the sheep's cheese, also known as Pecorino) and these animals love to guzzle on the young ripe grapes, if you don't keep them out! This is a charming white made at an Abruzzo cellar by Davide Dias, a winemaker trained by Italy's most famous Riccardo Cotarella. Cool fermented, the wine has a tropical fruit aroma, with hints of sage. Bright stone fruits, with zippy lemon notes to keep the wine fresh. With so much character, it's irresistible as a glass on its own. It's a top choice, too, with roast chicken, or lemony chicken with rice, panfried white fish or noodle stir fry. Chill down and bring on the sunshine.

"I love this grape – it will never be Grand Cru Burgundy, but it has so much character. Delicious" Leonardo Bassano
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