Rosso Piceno Riserva Villa Bucci DOC

With equal percentages of Sangiovese and Montepulciano, you can expect a classic Marche red, with lovely depth, elegance, and tannins. For an interesting pairing, serve cool alongside flavorful fish.


Wine exported to

Canada, USA, Puerto Rico, Turks and Caicos

Most recent awards

  • 2018 | Gambero Rossotre bicchieri
  • 2015 | James Suckling93
  • 2008 | Wine Enthusiast90
  • 2008 | Vinous90
  • 2008 | Wine Advocate90
Grape Varieties:

50% Montepulciano, 50% Sangiovese

Fermentation container:

Oak barrels

Type of yeast:

Indigenous

Malolactic fermentation:

Yes

Aging containers:

Oak barrels

Aging before bottling:

12 months

Aging in bottle:

6 months

Closure:

Cork

Organic:

Yes

Vineyard name:

San Fortunato

Vineyard location:

Le Marche

Soil composition:

Calcareous clay

Vine training:

Guyot

Altitude:

200-220 meters (656-721) feet and 250-280 meters (820-918 feet) above sea level,

Yield:

2.9 tons per acre

Exposure:

Southern/western

Years planted:

1969- 2009

Age of vines:

10-50 years old

Time of harvest:

September/October

Total yearly production (in bottles):

5,000 bottles

Tasting notes:

Intense aromas of fresh red plums, with notes of spices and coffee on the nose. The lush, silky-textured palate has great concentration and notes of wild raspberry, dried herbs and porcini mushrooms.

Serving temperature:

Best served at 12-14 °C (53.6-57.2 °F).

Food pairings:

Wonderful with white and red meat, quail and fried fish.

Aging potential:

10 years

Alcohol:

Alc. cont. 13% by vol.

Winemaker:

Giorgio Grai