Municipality/area of production: Roseto Degli Abruzzi/Abruzzo Region.
Variety: 100% Montepulciano
Vineyard: our Fosso Corno Estate is located in Roseto degli Abruzzi and covers 30 hectares on a single hill, facing the Adriatic Sea. Vineyards where we produce this 100% Montepulciano d’Abruzzo are in the Contrada Cologna, the tipical Montepulciano d’Abruzzo D.O.C. area.
Harvest: harvest takes place from the end of September till mid October.
Vinification: after 14-days fermentation, the wine relaxes one more week in steel vats with skins. Afterwards it is left aging at least 6 months, half in 25hl french oak barrels and half in french tonneaux.
Winemaker’s notes: color is red ruby. Its rich and intense bouquet is smooth, fruity and spicy. This wine is well balanced, dry, elegant and with an excellent structure.
Pairings: it matches with noodles (large flat pasta) dressed with wild boar ragout, grilled Lamb meat, Arrosticini (barbecued lamb skewers, Abruzzese recipe) and medium-aged cheeses.
Ideal serving temperature: 18°C