Heliko Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Dop Biologico

Heliko Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOP Organic


Only natural sulphites and organically
grown grapes from vineyards in chalky
clay soil go into this Montepulciano


Terroir and tree form
Location of vineyards Tollo, Ortona, Canosa Sannita, Orsogna
Grapes 100% Montepulciano from organic agriculture
Height above sea level 130 metres
Type of soil clay soil
Exposure South-East
Age of vines about 20 years old
Density of plants / hectare 1,600
Yield per hectare 90 q
Tree form canopy styleHarvest mid-October.


Winemaking
Winemaking maceration on the skins at controlled temperature without added sulphites
Fermentation temperature about 25°C Malolactic fermentation yes
Ageing refined in vitrified cement and steel tanks.


Physical and chemical characteristics
Alcohol volume 12.50%
Dry extract 31.10 g/l
Total acidity 6.20
Ph 3.49
Residual sugar 0.8 g/


Organoleptic characteristics
Colour ruby red colour with purplish highlights Bouquet fragrance of red berries, violets and liquorice
Flavour full flavour and good structure, with soft, well-integrated tannins.


How to serve
Temperature 18°C
Serving flavourful first courses, roast meats, sausages and medium aged cheeses.

Technical sheet

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