Colli Pesaresi DOC

Colli Pesaresi red wines are made in an area which encompasses 31 municipalities in the Province of Pesaro-Urbino located at the northern end of the region, but not including the Apennine range and Montefeltro region.
The main grape of Colli Pesaresi red is Sangiovese (minimum 70%), which can be blended with up to 30% of other authorised varietals. There are various types of Colli Pesaresi red wine: Colli Pesaresi red and rosé, Focara red and Novello, Colli Pesaresi Sangiovese and Sangiovese Novello.
The production zone of Colli Pesaresi Bianco comprises the land around Mombaroccio, Petriano, Gabicce Mare, Gradara, Tavullia, as well as some of the land under the jurisdiction of Pesaro, Montellabbate, Sant’Angelo in Lizzola, Colbordolo and Urbino. When young, Colli Pesaresi red pairs very well with pasta dishes and second courses of meat from smaller animals. The delicate aroma and pleasant dry flavour make Colli Pesaresi white an ideal wine for aperitifs. It should be served chilled and pairs well with fish and pasta dishes in seafood sauces without tomatoes.


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Discover the attraction Pesaro - Museum of the Diocese

Pesaro - Museum of the Diocese

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Pesaro - Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta

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Municipal Museums (Musei Civici) in Palazzo Mosca

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