CategoryCerasuolo d’Abruzzo DOC
Grape variety Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 100%Vineyard) The Morello hill (300 meters’ elevation) in the commune of vittoritoSoil profileSandy-clay, organically-rich soilsTraining system vertical trellised spurred cordonVineyard yield100/110 q/harvest period mid to late octoberVinificationGentle pressing of the grapes, then a lengthy, submerged-cap maceration and cool-temperature fermentation. the wine matured 12-18 months in 40hl Slavonian oak botti, then a further three months in the bottle. Sensory profile wine appears a garnet-flecked deep ruby-red, then offers varietally-faithful scents of sweet violets and pungent underbrush. an elegant, velvet-smooth palate displays sturdy structure and perfectly-calibrated tannins. it is styled to accompany full-flavored dishes, such as a game, red meats, and aged cheeses.
Serving temperature18°c (64 f)
Annual production75,000 bottles of 750 ml size
Comments: the wine is released three years after harvest.