GRAPE: Montepulciano 100%
PRODUCTION AREA: Tocco da Casauria, Abruzzo, Italia
ALTITUDE: 350 meters above the sea
VINE TRAINING: Pergola Abruzzese
YELD: 100/110 q.li/Ha
VINE DENSITY: 1.600 plants for hectare
HARVEST: Accurate selection of grape. Manual harvest during the last days of September or first days of October. Grapes are carried to the winery by 15 Kg. case.
VINIFICATION: Soft pressing of grapes, extended maceration for 20 days at least. Fermentation at controlled temperature in steel tanks.
AGING: 12 months in steel, 6 months in tonneau
CHARACTERISTICS: Intense ruby red with light purple hues. Bouquet is intense and complex. It shows hints of mature red fruits and smokey spicy. Fairly tannic, balanced, persistent, full bodied and harmonious.
ALCOHOLIC STRENGHT: 14% vol.
FORMAT: 750 ml
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16/18 °C
SERVING SUGGESTION: roast lamb, red meat, mature cheese