Cagiòlo Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Dop Riserva


Tradition and innovation come together at the highest level to produce
a great red which evokes the verses
“smooth/as a golden sword,/ soft/ as lascivious velvet”.
Winner of the Tre Bicchieri award,
a sublime Montepulciano d’Abruzzo since its debut in 1992.


Awards
Cagiòlo 2013
Gold Medal Berliner Wein Trophy 2018
Silver Medal Mundus Vini Summer Edition 2018
4 Stars Golden Star ViniBuoni d’Italia 2018
Cagiòlo 2012
Best Italy Red Korea Wine Challenge 2018
Gold Medal Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2018
Bronze Medal Decanter Asia World Awards 2017
Silver Medal Sommelier Wine Awards 2017
Silver Medal Mundus Vini Summer Edition 2017
Silver Medal Sommelier Wine Awards 2017
Gold Medal Mundus Vini Spring Edition 2017
Silver Medal Mundus Vini Summer Edition 2016
Gold Medal Sélections Mondial des Vins Canada 2016
Bronze Medal Decanter Asia World Awards 2015
Cagiòlo 2011
Silver Medal Sakura Wine Awards Japan 2017
Commended Decanter World Wine Awards London 2016
Bronze Medal Sommelier Wine Awards 2016
Silver Medal Mundus Vini Spring Edition 2016
Silver Medal Challenge International du Vin Bordeaux 2015
Gold Medal Concours Mondial De Bruxelles 2015
Silver Medal Decanter World Wine Awards Asia 2015
Gold Medal Mundus Vini Summer Edition 2015
Cagliòlo 2010
Commended Wine International Wine Challenge 2015
Bronze Medal International Wine Challenge London 2014
Silver Medal Concours Mondiale de Bruxelles 2014
Gold Medal Mundus Vini 2014
Cagiòlo 2009
Double Gold Medal China Wine & Spirits Awards 2014
Tre bicchieri Gambero Rosso 2013
Merano Wine Award 2013
Bronze Medal Challenge International di Vin Bordeaux 2013
Bronze Medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2013
Silver Medal China Wine & Spirit Award 2012
Cagiòlo 2008
Gold Medal Selection Mondiales des vins Canada 2012
Gold Medal International Wine Challenge London 2012
Silver Medal Decanter World Wine Awards London 2012
Gold Medal China Wine Awards 2012


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 (non filtrato)


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