|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|
MONTEPULCIANO D’ABRUZZO ‘18
Purple red, with an intense nose. Aromas of small red berry fruits are followed by hints of spices. The taste is persistent, structured, soft, tannins are round, the aftertaste is pleasantly fruity.
|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|
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