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Pietramore Pecorino

Certified organic and biodynamic. Harvest is by hand, yields are kept low at around 4 tons/hectare. Pressed and maceration on skins 8–12 hours. Fermentation of free run juice in stainless steel at 16–17 degrees Celsius and left on lees. 3 months in bottle prior to release.

The estate consists of 70 hectares of organically and biodynamically farmed vines. Pietramore demonstrates Abruzzo’s potential for quality wine with a high level of expressiveness. The name reflects Maria’s love and respect for the soil. Pietra= stone. Amore = love. Maria commenced Pietramore with her partner Massimiliano in 2011. The vineyards are nestled in a gorgeous area between the Maiella mountains and the Adriatic Sea. The result is a unique microclimate very diverse soil. Maria works with indigenous varieties but adds personality to the wines through her creative side.

Winemaker: Maria Pia Leone and Massimiliano Bartolomei
Country: Italy
Region: Abruzzo
Type: White
Variety: Pecorino
Farming: Organic, Biodynamic, Sustainable
Age of Vines: Planted mid-1970s
Production: 20,000 bottles
Soil: Calcareous clay, with higher chalk content, medium textured