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Ormeasco

NO AROMATIC WINE VARIETY WITH DARK BERRY
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  • Synonyms: Dolcetto
  • History: The name comes from the village of Ormea, where it seems to have been cultivated previously. Between the ‘200 and the’ 300 Century the vine was introduced in the upper Valle Arroscia, on the Ligurian side of Colle di Nava (extreme North-East of the Imperia province), today still recognized as the area most suited to its cultivation.
  • Grape: medium-large, conical, with wings, medium berry, black-bluish color, thin skin. Maturation in October.
  • Vinification: Red, dry, from a ruby color, aromas of red fruits and pansy flower, which are found in taste also, with a lot of harmony and softness in the Superiore version. In sciac-trà Rosè veersion is dry, pink,with floreal perfumes and delicate fruity taste. You can also find it in Passito and Passito Liquoroso version.
  • Denomination: Pornassio or Ormeasco di Pornassio (Superiore), rosso Pornassio or Ormeasco di Pornassio sciactrà, Rosè Pornassio or Ormeasco di Pornassio Passito (also Liquoroso version)