fILì - Montepulciano D'Abruzzo d.oc.
WINEMAKER NOTES“A sandy soil with a high concentration of stones, provide a high water drainage favoring soil heating, and consequently yields for by hectare are low and very high concentrations metabolites in must. It produces a wine with high alcohol potential and an important tannic charge. The aging potential of this wine is very high, only after several years of refinement it is possible to appreciate the essence.”
Montepulciano D’Abruzzo D.O.C.
LOCATIONS OF VINEYARDS
Loc. Ponticelli, Santa Maria Imbaro, Chieti.
Medium-textured stony character
260 m above sea level
South – East
Traditional “Pergola Abruzzese”, 1600 vines/hectare
Planting year 1999
YEALD PER HECTARE
7 – 8 tons
Hand selection in late October
The grapes are destemmed, follows fermentation and maceration with their skin at 28 ° C for more than 20 days in small steel tanks. Malolactic fermentation naturally occurs in barriques where the wine is aged for about 24 months. The aging in the bottle is at least six months before marketing.
HOW TO SERVE
Ideal companion of tasty and elaborate dishes, very tasty as stewed, stuffed, lamb roasts and “arrosticini” (skewered pieces of meat) typical of our region.