Type: Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC.
Alcohol content: 12.5%.
Grape variety: Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 100%.
Geographic location of the vineyard: Municipality of Catignano, Varano district – east-facing.
Type of land: medium texture limestone clay
Training system: Pergola.
Yield (grapes per hectare): 120 quintals.
Harvest: manual, following ripening curves.
Fermentation: gentle grape pressing, submerged-cap maceration with controlled temperature fermentation and first racking when set parameters are reached.
Ageing and evolution: about 6 months in Slavonic oak barrels, followed by stainless steel ageing and bottle evolution.
Sensorial features: intense ruby red color with violet nuances; intense, characteristic bouquet of the primary grape aromas; fruity component, full-bodied and robust, well-balanced with tannin and oak features.
Bottle lifespan: on sale 2 years after harvest; bottle evolution for 3 or more years.
Serving temperature: 16/18°C.