Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Dop

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GRAPE VARIETY – BIOTYPE 100% massal selection Montepulciano

CATEGORY Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOP

LOCALITY OF PRODUCTION Cugnoli (Pe)

TOTAL AREA UNDERVINE 12 Ha

ALTITUDE / SOIL COMPOSITION 350 meters a.s.l. / 1200 feet a.s.l.                     Clay- calcareous

VINE TRAINING SYSTEM / DENSITY Canopy 2500 vines/ Ha

AVERAGE VINE AGE / YIELD 52 years   50 Hl

HARVEST Hand harvested in October.

ALCHOLIC FERMENTATION In stainless steel tanks for 20 days

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION In stainless steel tanks.

AGEING In stainless steel tanks and bottle for 3 months

COLOUR Brilliant ruby red with violet tinges.

TASTING NOTE Intense aromas and flavors, refined and elegant, with hints of sour red cherry, blueberry, violet and flint. Smooth tannins, full-bodied and a long fresh finish.

FOOD PARINGS Tomato and/or meat pasta dishes, poultry and wildfowl, red meats, venison, cheese.SERVING TEMPERATURE: 17-18 °C

ALCOHOL : 14 %

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