Contea di Bordino Montepulciano D’Abruzzo

750mL

VARIETY

Montepulciano 100%

AREA OF PRODUCTION

Vineyards situated in the district of Casalbordino with favourable exposure to the sun.

SOIL - ALTITUDE

Medium mixture, mixed argillaceous at 200 – 250 metres above sea level.

VITICULTURE

Espalier with a density of 3800 – 4500 plants per hectare. Abruzzi pergola with a density of 2000 – 2500 plants per hectare with a production of 90 quintal with yield in wine of hl 60.

HARVEST

The period following the first week in october, reaching the phenolic maturity and selecting the best grapes.

VINIFICATION

Removal of grape stalks and long maceration for about 20-25 days with periodic repassing of must over the grape dregs and in small capacity stainless steel containers with automatic control of the temperature of maceration and fermentation.

REFINEMENT - STORE

Aged about 18 months in hl 25 oak barrels and refined in bottles for three months before being placed on the market. Store in a dry and cool place at a temperature of about 5-7°C.

COLOUR

Intense bright ruby red with light garnet hues.

SCENT

Fragrant, persistent, intense with clear scents of vanilla and mountain berries.

TASTE

Harmonic, full-body, intense with a persistent pleasant taste.

SERVE

Serve at a temperature of 18-20°C opening the bottle at least one hour before consumption.

ADVICES

Gastronomic suggestions

Ideal with pasta dishes in Abruzzi red sauce, also red meat dishes, game and aged cheese.