t was the first wine produced at our estate. An elegant and personal interpretation of the Montepulciano in our territory, it is obtained from repeated harvests in the same plots of the whole Loreto Aprutino vineyard, followed by a further selection on the sorting table. ...
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...The use of wood in the ageing phase has the purpose of helping the wine to reach a natural stability, keeping a fruity purity and enriching it with a light, well balanced spicy complexity.
GRAPES: Montepulciano 100%
area 13 Ha
altitude 300 m/above sea level
orientation SE, NW
TRAINING: Abruzzo curtain 2,50 x 2,50 meters
spurred cordon 2,50 x 0.75 meters
YEAR OF PLANTING: 1972, 1995
YIELD: 70 hl/Ha
FERMENTATION: In steel vats, with cold pre-maceration and a total maceration of 20 days
AGEING: 12 months, half in 30 hl Slavonian oak casks, half in second passage French oak barrique
ALCOHOL: 13 – 14% according to the vintage
COLOUR: deep, violet-shaded ruby red. Good density.
AROMA: typical and elegant nose, with clean and complex fruit, lightly enriched by spicy hints coming from the old vineyard and from a not overwhelming ageing in wood.
FLAVOUR: The firm body gives the wine a good smoothness, well balanced by the fine tannins, which, in combination with the natural minerality and the well measured acidity, contribute to an elegant, long finish.
Best enjoyed at a temperature of 18-20 °C.
|Type||Organic Red Wine|
|Designation of origin||Montepulciano d'Abruzzo D.O.C.|
|Alcohol Content||13,5 %|