Materia Prima 2005 Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC

Cépage Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 100%

Appellation DOC Abruzzo

Vintage 2005

Vineyard San Giacomo, Scerni, 25 years old

Vigneron G. Rossini

Soil profile Southern slope of clay and limestone soil

Elevation 280 m, overlooking the Adriatic Sea, a long sweaty bike ride to the Maiella...

Harvest and winemaking Hand picked October 9-12. Fermentation occurred at temperatures ranging between 25 and 30°C. Cuvaison lasted about two weeks. Draining straight into new oak and one year old barrels of various origins (French, American and Eastern European oak) and aged for 12 months. No press wine added. No fining. No cold stabilization. Light pre-bottling filtration only.

Production 7,000 bottles in total

Recommended use Savoury dishes, hearty company.. And chocolate of course…

Notes on the winemaking Extravagant culture characterized by wild dances and excessive drinking…

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