Montepulciano D’Abruzzo DOC

MONTEPULCIANO D’ABRUZZO
DENOMINAZIONE DI ORIGINE CONTROLLATA

 

Wine specs
Varietal: 100% Montepulciano d’Abruzzo
Name: Nic Tartaglia
Type: easy and dry red wine from local grape variety
Vintage: 2016
Appellation: Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
Alcohol: 13,5%
Acid: 4,70 g/l
Bottles: 8.000

 

Vineyard notes
Vine: Montepulciano d’Abruzzo
Training system: pergola
Density: 1600 per hectare
Age: 21 years old
Grape yield per hectare: 21.000 lbs (9.500 kg)
Area: Alanno (PE) Abruzzi region (Italy)
Altitude: 1010 feet (307 m) sea level

 

Vinification
Harvest: end of October
Method: traditional maceration
Fermentation: controlled temperature 82,4°F (28°C) for 30 days
Malolactic: : yes, in stainless steel vat
Aging: stainless steel vat
Bottling: takes place the spring after the harvest

 

Tasting notes
Visual: ruby red with purple reflexes
Olfactory: prunes and liquorice
Taste: full bodied, structured and persistent
Serving temperature: 64,4°F (18°C)
Food pairing: meats and meat based recipes,
Mediterranean dishes

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