Arboreo
Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC

Details

Category
Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo DOC
Type
Red
Alcohol
13% vol.
Grape variety
Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 100%
Vineyard
The morello hill (300 metres’ elevation) in the commune of vittorito
Soil profile
Sandy-clay, organically-rich soils
Training system
Vertical trellised spurred cordon
Vineyard yield
100/110 q/ha
Harvest period
Mid to late october
Vinification
Gentle pressing of the grapes, then a lengthy, submerged-cap maceration and cool-temperature fermentation. the wine matured 12-18 months in 40hl slavonian oak botti, then a further three months in the bottle.
Sensory profile
The wine appears a garnet-flecked deep ruby-red, then offers varietally-faithful scents of sweet violets and pungent underbrush. an elegant, velvet-smooth palate displays sturdy structure and perfectly-calibrated tannins. it is styled to accompany full-flavoured dishes, such as game, red meats, and aged cheeses.
Serving temperature
18°c (64 f)
Annual production
75,000 bottles of 750 ml size
Comments:
Tthe wine is released three years after harvest.