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Feronia

The Wine

This Viognier was aged for four months of which 50% in stainless steel and the other 50% in barriques while on the lees. It’s a complex and enticing Viognier sure to please any one who appreciates the variety.

Feronia is the ancient goddess of nature. Poggio Rosso translates to ‘Red Hill.’ The shell image is from Etruscan pottery found in the area of Populonia.

The People

The Monelli family owns Tenuta Poggio Rosso, a winery they revitalized in the area where their peasant ancestors lived. This region is expressed through the flavor of the sea, the minerality of the soil and the elegance obtained within the vineyards.

90
Veronelli
2014 Vintage
Two Glasses
Gambero Rosso
2014 Vintage
90 Points, Highly Recommended
2016 Ultimate Beverage Challenge
Ripe and rich with more flowers balanced by minerals, cantaloupe, and honey. Long, floral, and fresh on the finish.
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The Purpose

Complex and Enticing
Experience the impact this locale and its climate has on the vine.

People Pairing Guide

Seafood lovers

From shellfish to grilled octopus if you love seafood this wine can bring out the best of any dish.

History Buffs

Feronia, the goddess of nature, safeguarded the agriculture within ancient Tuscany.

Small Production Fans

For those wine drinkers who love finding treasures that aren't widely available. 

Tastes Like

Hints of yellow-fleshed fruit, apricot, honey, Mediterranean herbs, citrus zest, and minerality in the mid-palate and with a long finish. 

Serve With

Excellent with shellfish or crudo, as well as spicy dishes such as curry. A good combination with Sushi. 

Technical Data

Cases: 650 six-packs
Alcohol: 13.5%

The Place

Populonia, Val di Cornia, Tuscany
Val di Cornia is a coastal wine region in close proximity to the famed Bolgheri DOC.