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.