The largest wine encyclopedia in the world

22.776 Keywords • 48.499 Synonyms • 5.298 Translations • 7.909 Pronunciations • 151.251 Cross-references

0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Rosso Piceno

DOC area (also Piceno) for reds in the Italian region Brands, It covers between the Adriatic coast and the Apennines a vast area with approximately 4,800 hectares of vineyards in numerous municipalities of the four provinces of Ancona, Ascoli Piceno, Fermo and Macerata, excluding the production zone for the DOC area Rosso Conero, The relatively small Superiore area includes a southern part with the municipalities Acquaviva Picena, Appignano, Ascoli Piceno, Castel di Lama, Castorano, Colli del Tronto, Cossignano, Grottammare, Monsampolo del Tronto, Monteprandone, Offida, Ripatransone, San Benedetto del Tronto and Spinetoli in the province of Ascoli Piceno. The red wine from this area is considered the successor of the universal scholar Pliny the Elder (23-79) ancient wine Hadrianum.

Rosso Piceno - Map of Marken and Rosso Piceno bottle

The Rosso Piceno (also called Novello ) is made from the varieties Montepulciano (35-85%), Sangiovese (15-50%) and other approved varieties (max 15%). The Rosso Piceno Superiore needs a higher alcohol content with at least 11.5% vol and have a maturation period of at least 12 months. The pure-bred Rosso Piceno Sangiovese must contain at least 85% Sangiovese.

Graphics: Di Jamala - Opera propria, CC BY-SA 4.0 , Collegamento

World's largest wine knowledge database, made with by our author Norbert Tischelmayer.

About the Glossary


Privacy Notice: ×

Cookies facilitate the provision of our services. By using our services, you agree that we use cookies.