CERASUOLO D’ABRUZZO DOC

Capo le Vigne - Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC

TYPE: Red Wine
GRAPE VARIETY
: Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 100%
EXPOSURE
: South, Southeast
ALTITUDE
: 250 m a.s.l.
TRAINING SYSTEM
: Abruzzo trellis and spurred cordon
DENSITY
:Abruzzo trellis- 1800 vines/hectare, spurred cordon - 4000 vines/hectare
YIELD PER HECTARE
: 85 q
HARVEST PERIOD
: October
WINEMAKING PROCESS
: Long maceration on the skinsin stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature.
AGEING: 18 months in stainless steel tanks 12monthsin French and America oak barrels-used for the first orsecond time 18 months in bottle
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14,50% Vol.
RESIDUAL SUGAR
: 2g/l
TOTAL ACIDITY
: 5,7 g/l
COLOUR
: Intense ruby red with purple hues
NOSE
:Intense scentsofwildblackcherry andredfruits, delicate notes of coffee, cocoa, cinnamon and leather
PALATE: Dry,full bodied,fruity, wellstructured
WINE PAIRING
: First courses with spicy sauces, grilled or casserole lamb and mutton, cured meat and semi-aged cheese
SERVING TEMPERATURE
: 18°C

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