Montepulciano D’Abruzzo - Sirio, 2016
Nose: intense aromas of raspberry, blackberry and strawberry. Light, pleasant vegetable and spicy notes of cinnamon and clovers;
Flavour: This wine clearly expresses the distinctive characters of Montepulciano d’Abruzzo. Perfect correspondence from nose to mouth.
Full and fruity structure. It is a gentle and spontaneous wine, whose tannins, not aggressive, are soft and velvety; great aromatic persistence.
Pairings: it matches well-structured first courses.
Type of wine: Red still
Classification : DOC
Grape varieties: Montepulciano
Alcohol content: 13.00% vol
Production area: ABRUZZO
Altitude: 200/300 meters above the sea level
Planting density: 2.800/4.500 vines/hectare
Training system: Spur pruned cordon and Tendone
Harvest period: October
Viniﬁcation: The grapes are destemmed and crushed; maceration on the skins for 14-20 days at low temperature
Fermentation temperature: 28° C
Fermentation equipment: stainless steel tank
Refining: in bottle; conserved in air-conditioned area
Storage: lying down in cool, dark surroundings
Ageing capacity: 3/5 years
Serving temperature: 18/20 °C