Perhaps few people know that the cherry stems from two species: sweet (Prunus avium) and sour (Prunus cerasus), the latter species include black cherry, the Marasca and Visciola. Visciola is popular for centuries in the territory of Montefeltro, perhaps led by immigrants coming into our area of the East after the famous plague of 1300 which decimated the workforce in many areas of the Marches. The wild plant is presented as almost shrub, the leaves are small drop elongated and dark green, the fruit is dark red at maturity also on the inner pulp with a bitter kernel and rich in tannin.
An ancient fruit...an ancient drink
Wine and Visciole Si.Gi. hits for its deep ruby color and its aroma of sour cherry extraordinarily mature. To the palate is soft and persistent and its sweet taste is particularly striking because balanced between fruit, acidity and alcohol . This product is typically in the Marches, is a sweet wine, wine tasting, and dessert for meditation, indicated with dry pastries, ciambelloni (typical dessert of our families) and ice cream, to savor and enjoy with friends. Defined elixir from courtship, it captures the pupils taste of women. For the limited quantities produced, can be defined as "treasury assets to be protect," which was established as a Slow Food Wine Visciola.