For the first time an international competition rewards the Bianchello Metauro Doc
Bianchello Metauro Doc scoops the Lyon international competition aggiundicandosi a gold medal it's a silver medal. Great success in France for "Campodarchi" Bianchello Metauro Doc Superiore 2011 produced by Terracruda, wine company Fratte Rosa, in the province of Pesaro and Urbino. A prestigious award for one of the oldest of the peninsula Doc, which this year celebrates 45 years, entering of law among the best wines in the world. The "Campodarchi", produced by 100% grapes Bianchello, under the winemaker guide Giancarlo Soverchia, wins, in the version Silver the silver medal, while the "Campodarchi" Oro even ripping a gold medal at the prestigious international competition, which was held in Lyon, French capital of gastronomy and good taste, last 5 April.
"Terracruda has always focused on typical autochthonous grapes, including the Bianchello - explains owner Luca Avenanti (pictured with award-winning wines, ph Wilson Santinelli) -, and he tried to fully express the unique characteristics of this grape in purity vinificandola. The results have proved us right "
The Campodarchi vineyard, who on average 45 years, It is the oldest company and is able to offer the best production of Bianchello. This wine is made only from the best grapes that have reached the correct degree of ripeness, the harvest is in fact carried out belatedly, In october, when the grapes are ripe. The grapes are carefully selected and hand-picked strictly, in small boxes.
In Silver version a a small part Product is vinified in French oak barrels, first pass, on fine lees (lees) per 12/18 months, while in Gold version is the Campodarchi totally fermented in barrique. The period on the lees is a technique used in order to better express the positive characteristics of the grape Bianchello Metauro, so as to give the great olfactory complexity wine and intensity to the taste.
During the competition a qualified international jury, composed of oenologists, sommelier, restaurateurs, manufacturers, owners of wine bars, but also conscious consumers, he tasted 3.685 wine samples coming from 22 countries, assigning 1.175 medals around the world, of which 528 gold medals and 647 silver medals.
In Italy to be rewarded with gold They were 11 friends, of 7 regions: Valle d'Aosta, Emilia Romagna, Tuscany, Abruzzo, Puglia, Basilicata and precisely Marche. The silver medals assigned to wines of Italian production were 16, coming from 8 regions: Valle d'Aosta, Veneto, Piedmont, Tuscany, Abruzzo, Puglia, Sicily, and Marche.