Ruby red with a hint of garnet. The bouquet is intense and true to the varietal, with vanilla nuances. Its warm, lingering, full-bodied and well-orchestrated flavor makes it a distinguished and equally charismatic wine.
The 2008 Rosso Piceno Superiore Il Brecciarolo (Sangiovese, Montepulciano) is an attractive wine well-suited to near-term drinking. Dark fruit, spices, leather, licorice and French oak are supported by a clean vein of minerality.
Located just outside of the town of Ascoli Piceno, Velenosi is a dynamic estate headed by the charismatic and skilled Angela Velenosi. The estate is included in the Rosso Piceno Superiore production subzone, a privileged area included in the much larger zone of Rosso Piceno. While Rosso Piceno is produced in a rather vast hilly area of the Marche, only the very limited zone within the province of Ascoli Piceno, with its special microclimate and... View More