Pecorino is a grape that in the last few years has seen a renaissance, forgotten and left on the vines, suddenly producers in Abruzzo and Marche where is grown, have brought it back.
Pecorino is white wine that can be either very good or average, and this one is a very good one, it has recently received plenty of top awards. Made from a single vineyard producing no more than 9000 bottles, this Pecorino partially fermented in barrels, is a great wine, is rich, complex, elegant.
It perfectly matches pasta dishes and medium matured cheeses
The artisan who made it
Nestled in the Abruzzo hills, facing the Adriatic sea, is the small town of Miglianico, is located the Ciavolich winery. Founded in the late 1950's, the Ciavolich winery is now jointly run by wife and husband Chiara and Gianluca. Abruzzo is largely known for the Montepulciano d’Abruzzo and Trebbiano d'Abruzzo, but they also grow native grapes such as Cococciola and Passerina, only found in the oldest wineries and in very small quantity.