Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC Riserva

 

Location: Contrada “Ceppeto” di Tocco da Casauria

Vineyard Area: Ha 1,55

Height: 255 m. Slm

Expoisure: East/South-East

Soil: Sandy – Clay Soil

Growing system: horizontal pergola

Grapes: Montepulciano 100%

Aging: 24 months in steel, then 18 month in Slavonia oak 13 hl. Barrel

Refining: 6 months in bottle

Color: Deep rubin red, verging on garnet

Flavour: wood berries, dry flowers, intense, ethereal with aging

Tasting notes: Full-bodied, tannic, persistent, with echoes of prune, wood berries, sour cherry, with a marked aftertaste of liquorice root and bitter cocoa, echoes of vanilla.

Best Service Temperature: 18-20° C.

Gastronomy pairing: game, red roasted or stewed meats, tough fermented cheese.