Montepulciano D'Abruzzo Riserva Dop

Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Dop Riserva


A reserve Montepulciano d’Abruzzo with intense fruit aromas,
and notes of black cherry and forest fruits.
Twenty-four months in oak casks and six months in the bottle
for an ageing which improves with time.


Awards
Mo 2015
Tre Bicchieri Gambero Rosso 2019
Mo 2014
Tre Bicchieri Gambero Rosso 2019
3 Stars Guida Vinibuoni d’Italia Touring Club Italiano 2019
Award Gold Merano Wine Hunter Award 2018
Silver Medal Selezione del Sindaco 2018
Mo 2013
Gold Medal Berliner Wein Trophy 2018
Gold Medal Sommelier Wine Awards 2018
Silver Medal Mundus Vini Summer Edition 2018
Silver Medal Korea Wine Challenge 2018
Bronze Medal Decanter World Wine Award 2018
Silver Medal Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2018
Tre Bicchieri Gambero Rosso 2018
3 Stars ViniBuoni d’Italia 2018
Gold Medal Mundus Vini Summer Edition 2017
Silver Medal Mundus Vini Spring Edition 2017
Mo 2012

Tre Bicchieri Gambero Rosso 2017

Bronze Medal Decanter Asia World Wine Awards 2017
Commended Wine Sommelier Wine Awards 2017

Gold Medal Sélections Mondiales des Vins Canada 2017
Gold Medal Berliner Wein Trophy 2017
Gold Medal Berliner Wein Trophy 2016
Gold Medal Mundus Vini Summer Edition 2016
1° Classificato Pescara Abruzzo Wine 2016
Bronze Medal Decanter Asia World Wine Awards 2015
Mo 2011
Tre Bicchieri Gambero Rosso 2016
Gold Medal Challenge International du Vin 2016
Gold Medal Sélections Mondial des Vins Canada 2016
Commended Wine Sommelier Wine Awards 2016
Silver Medal Mundus Vini Spring Edition 2016
Gold Medal Mundus Vini Summer Edition 2015
Gold Medal Decanter Asia World Wine Awards 2015


Tipe
Red Wine


Soil and method of cultivation
Area and Location of vineyards:  Tollo, Chieti e Bucchianico
Type of grapes:  Montepulciano 100%
Altitude (above sea level)  : 130/200 metres
Soil type: clayey-calcareous and clayey-loamy
Exposition: to sun south, south-east
Age of vines: 25/30 years
Density of cultivation vines/ hectare: 1.600
Yield of product per hectare: 90/100 q
Method of cultivation: canopy
Harvest period: second half of October


Vinification
Fermentation: long skin maceration without temperature control
Temperature of fermentation: variable according to the season
Malolactic Fermentation: yes, wild
Ageing: 24 months in 25 hl Slavonian oak casks, 12 months in the bottle (unfiltered)


Physical and chemical characteristics
Alcohol degree: 13,8% vol
Total dry extract: 35 gr/l
Total acidity: 5,6
Ph: 3,52
Residual sugar : 3 gr/l


Description
Colour: deep ruby red with purple hues
Fragrance: fruit: blackberry, raspberry, morello cherry and dried fig; floral: viola; spicy: liquorice, dark chocolate, clove, leather, coffee; balsamic: mint
Taste: full-flavoured with good length, complex and strong tannins


Serving suggestions
Temperature: 18°C (the use of a decanter is only recommended when sediment is present)

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