Rosso 409 Abruzzo Dop

Rosso 409 Abruzzo Dop

Montepulciano grapes (80%) combined with Merlot (20%)
for a red with delicate notes of plum and rose.
Full-flavoured, soft with a good length;
an enjoyable wine suited to many occasions.

Rosso 409 2011
Bronze Medal Challenge International du Vin Bordeaux 2014
Silver Medal China Wine & Spirits Awards 2014

Red Wine

Soil and method of cultivation
Comune di ubicazione dei vigneti:  Atri
Type of grapes:  Montepulciano 80% and Merlot 20%
Altitude (above sea level): 409 metres
Soil type: calcareous-clayey marl
Exposition to sun: south-east
Age of vines: 20/25 years
Density of cultivation vines/hectare: 1.600
Yield of product per hectare: 100 q
Method of cultivation: canopy
Harvest period: second ten days of September for the Merlot; first ten days of October for the Montepulciano

Skin maceration method and time:
pre-fermentation cold maceration and subsequent skin maceration at controlled temperatures for around 15 days
Temperature of fermentation: around 26°C
Malolactic Fermentation: yes
Ageing: Montepulciano in concrete vats; Merlot in French oak barriques

Physical and chemical characteristics
Alcohol degree: 13% vol
Total dry extract: 38 gr/l
Total acidity: 5,65
Ph: 3,55
Residual sugar: 3,9 gr/l

Colour: ruby red with purple hues
Fragrance: delicate notes of plum, cherry, viola, rose and liquorice spicy notes
Taste: full-flavoured, soft with good length

Serving suggestions
Temperature: 18°C

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