Vicenne
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
130 q/ha
Harvest period
First ten days of October
Vinification
Gentle pressing of the grapes, submerged-cap maceration and cool-temperature fermentation in steel fermenters.
Sensory profile
The wine appears a purple-flecked ruby red, then offers varietally-faithful scents of sweet violets, flanked by pungent notes of underbrush and black liquorice. The firmly-structured palate is smooth, with supple, refined tannins. It is delicious enjoyed with roasts and grills.
Cellar ability:
It is best enjoyed within two years.
Serving temperature
18°C (64 F)
Size
750 ml
Comments
This wine has been styled to showcase the refreshing crispness and fragrance that are classic to the montepulciano d’Abruzzo grape when grown in this area. The wine is released in the year following harvest.