A vivid, complex aroma of superripe strawberries and spice leads to a full, dry, powerful palate that retains masterful balance despite its weight.
Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC Riserva Spelt
AREA: Spoltore, San Valentino and Scafa districts
VINEYARDS: selection on 20 ha
ALTITUDE: 150-400 meter o.s.l.
EXPOSITION: South / South-West
SOIL: Medium clay
TRAINING SYSTEM: pergola abruzzese / Guyot
# VINES / HA: 1.600 -2.000 / 7.000
AGE OF THE VINES: from 10 to 42 years old
YIELD: 50 hl. / hectare
HARVEST: Handly from the first week of October WINEMAKING:
Fermentation and maceration for about three weeks in stainless steel tanks.
16 months part in 25 hl oak Slavonian barrels and part in barriques and tonneaux, new and 2nd passage. Final refinement after the blending: couple of months in 25 hl oak Slavonian barrels and almost a year in bottle.
n. 65.000 bottles x 0,75 l. Magnums and Jeroboam available too.
Baked Lamb and Kid, grilled meats, arrosticini ( local skewer of sheep meat) and lamb chops, pasta with ragù sauce.