Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC
Location: Contrada “Ceppeto” di Tocco da Casauria
Vineyard Area: Ha 6.80
Height: 255 meters above sea level
Soil: Sandy-Clay Soil
Growing system: Horizontal pergola (ha 5); Simple trellis (ha 1,80)
Grapes: Montepulciano 100%
Color: Deep ruby red, verging on violet and garnet with aging
Flavour: ripe berries, dry flowers, intense, etherial with aging
Tasting notes: Full bodied, tannic, persistent, with echoes of prune, berries, sour cherry, with a liquorice root aftertaste and, aging, of toasted leather
Best Serving Temperature: 18-20° C.
Gastronomy pairing: Polenta e osei, risotto with coot, beans with pigskin, game, roasted or stewed red meat, brodetto alla Vastese, hot salami, tough fermented cheese.