Etichetta Nera
Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC

Details

Category
Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC
Type
Red
Alcohol
12.50% vol.
Grape variety
Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 100%
Soil profile
Medium-textured
Training system
Vertical trellised, Guyot
Vineyard yield
120 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 6-8 months in 40hl oak botti, then a further period in the bottle.
Sensory profile
The wine appears a garnet-rimmed ruby red, then offers varietally-faithful aromas of morello cherry and wild red berryfruit. Firmly-structured and lightly tannic, it also displays a velvet-smooth mouthfeel. It is delicious with red meats and game.
Serving temperature
18°C (64 F)
Regular size
750 ml
Special size
Magnums of 3 l.
Comments:
Released three years after the harvest. Numbered selection.