Montipagano Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC
Montepulciano is one of the main italian denominations, and most of all it shows a very high versatility.
Our version wishes to underline one of the main qualities of these grapes: the ability to obtain extremely pleasant wines, with an authentic personality. Its pleasntness derives from the fruit notes and the clean finish, the excellent balance among tannins, structure, and acidity; its authenticy, instead, appears through the great ability of these grapes to always show the best quality and recognisability even in the most difficult vintanges.
Variety: 100% Montepulciano
Vineyard:?ÿPlanted on a soil with a perfect balance between sand and clay, and a good presence of stones, ideal for wine growing, it has a south-west?ÿ exposure and it is situated at about 200 mt above sea level. The plant density goes from the 1600 per hectare of the canopy to the 5000 per hectare of the cordon. The agronomic management is lead in compliance with the regulations for organic agriculture.
Harvest: The harvest is carried out by hand and normally takes place in the period from the end of September through the first ten days of October.
Vinification: After destemming and a soft pressing, must is let to ferment at a temperature of 26-28?øC in a steel tank for 10/12 days. Once alcoholic fermentation is completed, wine undergoes malolactic fermentation, after which part of the wine goes through a short refining period in a oak barrels.
Tasting notes: Of a ruby red color with purple reflections, it shows an intense bouquet of fresh red fruit and strawberries; on the palate, a medium bodied wine, with an intense fruit lingering final. Ideal serving temperature 18?øC
Pairings: Roasted Lamb