Classification: V.Q.P.R.D. Cerasuolo d’Abruzzo Doc Campirosa.
Origin: The vineyards are located in Controguerra, on the gentle hills declining towards the Adriatic Sea.
Composition of subsoil: Medium-textured soil, tending to clayey.
Grape: 100% Montepulciano.
Characteristics of plant equipment: Vines are trained with a 3m x 3m pergola trellis system, with approximately 1,100 stocks per hectare, in a hilly position.
Times of harvest and wine-making: Grapes are harvested during the second decade of September and, after a meticulous selection, are stemmed, crushed and left in contact with their skins for a short time (approx.15 hours) at a low temperature so that the typical scents of this variety can be extracted. The ordinary wine-making process takes place after that with a white-wine fermentation process at a controlled temperature, in the presence of selected yeasts.
Colour: it reminds of cherries, shiny and brilliant.
Nose: flower-like, typical, characteristic and persistent.
Flavour: dry, fresh, delicate character and good persistence of flavour.
Serving: It is best served with starters, light cured meats, sweet cheeses, fish-based dishes, white meats, vegetable pies and terrines.
Alcohol 12.50 % vol.
Total Acidity 6.00 g/l