Vine Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOP Cantina Terzini
PROTECTED DESIGNATION OF ORIGIN (PDO)
VINE: Montepulciano 100%
PRODUCTION AREA: Tocco da Casauria (PE) – ITALY
TYPE OF SOIL: clayey
VINEYARD ALTITUDE: 350 m.s.l.
VINEYARD SYSTEM: Pergola Abruzzese
Yield: 80/90 q.li/Ha
PLANTING DENSITY: 1,600 plants per hectare
Harvest: early October Careful visual selection of hand-picked bunches. The carefully selected grapes arrive at the winery transported in 15 kg wooden crates.
VINIFICATION: Soft pressing of the grapes, prolonged maceration for at least 20 days in small steel vats. Fermentazione a temperatura controllata in vasche d’acciaio.
AGING: 12 months in steel tanks plus 12 months in barriques with subsequent resting for 4 months in the bottle.
CHARACTERISTICS: deep ruby red colour with light purple reflections, consistent; intense and complex on the nose; hints of ripe red fruit tending to jam, spicy, notes of liquorice, vanilla and roasting; robust, fairly tannic, balanced, persistent, and harmonious.
Drinking it at its best
ALCOHOLIC GRADE: 14,5 % vol.
TEMPERATURA DI SERVIZIO: 16-18°C
RECOMMENDED PAIRING: lamb, red meat, mature cheese, dark chocolate.