|Appellation||Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC|
|Wine region||Abruzzo (Italy)|
|Vineyard name||Villamagna and Santa Lucia (Chieti), estate owned vineyards|
|Soil composition||Clay and limestone|
|Training method||Abruzzo pergola|
|Elevation||About 1000 ft|
|Vines/acre:||670 vines / acre|
|Harvest Time||Middle of October (late harvest)|
|Vineyard practices||Organic fertilizations|
|Bottles produced of this wine||About 150.000 / year|
|Varietal composition||Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 100%|
|Grape selection and treatment||Manual selection and harvest, and further selection of bunches in the winery, no treatments on bunches.|
|Fermentation||Grapes have a pre-fermentative maceration.
No treatments on the must.
Fermentation with selected yeasts in stainless steel and concrete tanks at controlled temperature 77 F (25 C) for 10 days, also maceration is kept for 10 days.
|Malolactic fermentation||100% after the fermentation|
|Aging||In stainless steel and concrete tanks for 8 months.|
|ALCOHOL||12.50 % vol|
|RESIDUAL SUGAR||0.1 gr/l|
|SO2 (Total)||free 24 mg/l, total 94 mg/l|