The Rosso Cònero PDO is reserved exclusively for Red wine.
The production area of Rosso Cònero PDO is within the entire territory of the municipalities of Ancona, Offagna, Camerano, Sirolo Numana and parts of the municipalities of Castelfidardo and Osimo in the Province of Ancona, in The Marches region.
Red: min. 85% Montepulciano, pure or with the addition of non-aromatic grape berries similar in colour and originating from other grape varieties suitable for cultivation in the concerned area, max. 15%.
Description of product typologies
Rosso Cònero PDO has an intense and impenetrable ruby-red colour with strong purple hues; the nose offers evident fragrances of wild cherry, prune, blackcurrant, blackberry, mulberry and other fruits of the forest, with hints of liquorice, leather and tobacco and spicy and mineral notes; the predominant fruity aromas return on the palate, with evident tannins and a finish full of black cherry and dried fig.Grapes destined for the vinification of Rosso Cònero PDO wines must ensure a minimum natural alcohol level of 11,5%.The vinification processes of Rosso Cònero PDO wines must be carried out within the production area and in the areas of Barcaglione and Guastuglia, which are part of the Municipality of Falconara Marittima, in the Province of Ancona.