TYPE: Red Wine
GRAPE VARIETY: Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 100%
EXPOSURE: South, Southeast
ALTITUDE: 250 m a.s.l.
TRAINING SYSTEM: Abruzzo trellis and spurred cordon
DENSITY:Abruzzo trellis- 1800 vines/hectare, spurred cordon - 4000 vines/hectare
YIELD PER HECTARE: 85 q
HARVEST PERIOD: October
WINEMAKING PROCESS: Long maceration on the skinsin stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature.
AGEING: 18 months in stainless steel tanks
12monthsin French and America oak barrels-used for the first orsecond
time 18 months in bottle
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14,50% Vol.
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 2g/l
TOTAL ACIDITY: 5,7 g/l
COLOUR: Intense ruby red with purple hues
NOSE:Intense scentsofwildblackcherry andredfruits, delicate notes of coffee, cocoa, cinnamon and leather
PALATE: Dry,full bodied,fruity, wellstructured
WINE PAIRING: First courses with spicy sauces, grilled or casserole lamb and mutton, cured meat and semi-aged cheese
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18°C