VINE VARIETY: Monovarietal Montepulciano
SOIL: Clayey soil with calcareous marl located around the 42° parallel north.
GRAPEVINE CULTIVATION: Pergola
HARVESTING: By hand
VINIFICATION: Grape pressing and destemming and fermentation with maceration on the skins with cultured yeasts at 25°C controlled temperature.
REFINING: Temperature controlled stainless steel vats. During ageing the wine undergoes several analytical controls to assure its integrity.
BOTTLING: Cold sterile
ALCOHOL CONTENTS: 12,5% vol.
COLOR: Vibrant red with purplish hints, almost light tight.
NOSE: Intense, red fruit, pansy, spices and licorice with perceptible hints of hazelnut, complex under steady development.
PALATE: Full, firm, lean, well balanced, the presence of tannins is pleasant and gives a rounded note, with long and lingering finish.
INTERNATIONAL PAIRINGS: Gigot d’agneu à la Provence – France Sweet and sour pork- China.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 14° – 16°C
CURIOSITY: A well-known legend related by the Greek-Roman historian Polybius tells that the Carthaginian ruler Hannibal had his army drink the wine obtained from the Montepulciano vines and used it as curative remedy for war wounds.Download Data Sheet