Abruzzo Rosso Dop

Rosso d’Abruzzo Dop


A red obtained exclusively from Montepulciano grapes,
aged for twenty-four months in Slavonian oak casks
and for twelve months in the bottle without filtering,
with distinctive aromas: red fruit, viola and mint.


Tipe
Red Wine


Soil and method of cultivation
Area and Location of vineyards:  Tollo
Type of grapes:  Montepulciano 100%
Altitude (above sea level):  150 metres
Soil type: clay and limestone mix
Exposition to sun: south-east
Age of vines: 25/30 years
Density of cultivation vines/hectare: 1.600 canopy vines, 4.000 rows (runner system)
Yield of product per hectare: 80 q
Method of cultivation: canopy
Harvest period: second half of October


Vinification
Type and time of maceration of the skins: long maceration of the skins at controlled temperature
Temperature of fermentation: around 30°C
Malolactic Fermentation: yes
Refinement: 18 months in French oak barriques and 6 months in bottles


Physical and chemical characteristics
Alcohol degree: 14,3% vol
Total dry extract: 37 gr/l
Total acidity: 5,8
Ph: 3,5
Residual sugar : 1,5 gr/l


Description
Colour: Very deep ruby red with dark violet reflexes
Fragrance: ripe red fruit, black berry and cherry, delicate spicy cocoa, vanilla, liquorice and cinnamon aromas
Taste: full bodied, very persistent with long lingering and sweet tannins


Serving suggestions
Temperature: 18°C (si sconsiglia l’uso del decanter se non in presenza di deposito)

 

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