Caparrone Pecorino Colline Pescari, Contesa
- Abruzzo, Marches, Italy
Pecorino is a grape variety that is gaining fast recognition and popularity, especially in Abruzzo. Full of distinct white stone fruit, peach with citrus balance and fresh acidity. Great as a aperitif or with light food.
Contesa consists of a 30 hectare estate in Collecorvino; an area in the hills of Pescara, home to some of the best vineyards in Abruzzo. Owned by Rocco Pasetti with his son Franco working as the winemaker producing wines predominantly from Montepulciano and Pecorino grapes.
Contesa, meaning quarrel in Italian was started by Rocco's Grandfather after a land dispute with a neighbour involving a large oak tree and some pigs. Take a look at their website if you want some clarification!