“Among the vineyards of Montepulciano we prefer that with a more delicate sun exposure. So that the sugar load is contained and the acidity is more sustained. This gives us a cherry-colored wine with fruity aromatic notes and a fresh and fine palate.”
Cerasuolo D’Abruzzo D.O.C.
LOCATIONS OF VINEYARDS
Loc. Defenza, Mozzagrogna, Chieti
Limestone clay mix
190 m above sea level
South – East
Espalier vines, bilateral guyot, 4000 vines/Hectare
Planting year 2003
YEALD PER HECTARE
10 – 11 tons
Hand selection in late September
The montepulciano grapes, known to be rich in anthocyanins, are pressed directly by deciding the degree of coloring of the must at this stage. There follows a natural decantation to ferment clear must at a temperature of 12 to 14 ° C. Finally, an aging of about 120 days before bottling.
HOW TO SERVE
8 – 10° C.
excellent with fish stew, delicate meat and pasta dishes.