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Color: Bright yellow with soft golden reflections.
Smell: The nose highlights strong floral hints of linden and hawthorn that express roundness and fullness. The ample fruity notes of crunchy pome fruits, first of all the pear, completing the aromatic baggage that closes on an adage of cedar and ripe grapefruit which, elegantly, gives freshness and charm to this white that encourages repeated sip.
Taste: Freshness and brilliant flavor, characterize the gustatory phase of this intriguing and vital wine like a breath of sea breeze. With a fresh breath, it rests in the mouth on the fullness of the pome fruits that characterize the grape variety.
Food matches: Excellent with seafood dishes and fresh cheeses.

First bottled vintage: 2007.
Production area: Own vineyards located in Ascoli Piceno.
Grape variety: Pure Passerina.
Average altitude: 200-300 meters a.s.l.
Soil type: Medium texture tending to sandy.
Breeding system: Guyot.
Plant density: 5,000 plants per hectare.
Yield per hectare: About 80 quintals of grapes.
Yield per plant: Approx. 1.5 kg of grapes.
Harvest: Harvested by hand in mid-September, early in the morning or late in the afternoon, in small boxes placed, before arriving in the cellar, in cold storage rooms.
Fermentation: A careful selection of the grapes allows to dedicate only the best bunches to the production of this wine. The soft pressing is followed by an immediate drop in temperature, to facilitate the settling and elimination of the suspended substances present in the must. Fermentation takes place in steel tanks at controlled temperature, between 13 and 15 ° C. The subsequent aging, which lasts until February of the year following the harvest, takes place in thermo-conditioned steel tanks, designed to guarantee a constant temperature of about 10 ° C necessary to preserve its aromatic heritage.
Historical notes: Ancient vine originating in the Adriatic. Its name seems to derive from the shape of the small, winged cluster, with fairly spherical berries, of an intense yellow color. Resembling a small sparrow.

Velenosi

In 1984, the Velenosi Winery was born. The entrepreneurs Ercole and Angela Velenosi have combined the artisan tradition with advanced technologies, reinterpreting the winemaking processes with creativity and thus creating a company that has continued to grow, with the entry of Paolo Garbini in 2005, and which today leads throughout the world the scents and colors of the Piceno area through wines with an inimitable character.

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