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Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC Orso Nero

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MONTEPULCIANO D’ABRUZZO DOC ORSO NERO

  • Grapes: 100% Montepulciano d’Abruzzo
  • Area: Hills of Chieti-slopes of Maiella
  • Vineyard origin: His Majesty Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, one of the most famous wines of Italy and spread all over the world, covers a vast area in our territory including the entire coast to the hinterland.
  • Soil: Medium mixture-limestone
  • Altimetry and exposure: 300-500 m.a.s.l.
  • Age of vineyards: 20-25 years old
  • Vine training system: Pergola Abruzzese
  • Grape harvest: Manual
  • Vinification: For the production of this important wine we start at the beginning of October when the grapes after harvesting start a maceration of 14 days, where the wine at a temperature of about 20° C completes its alcoholic fermentation and then it is introduced in barrique where it finishes its fermentation, finally it is aged for another 6 months in wood or in bottles.
  • Alcohol content: 14% ABV
  • Food and wine pairing and serving temperature: Boiled, roasted, and braised meat. 16-18° C
  • Sight: Ruby red
  • Smell: Opening of unripened cherry and black cherry, sweet note of caramel counterbalanced by the balsamic impression.
  • Taste: Gentle tannin and good acidity.  Pleasant taste without exceeding in complexity.
  • Food and wine pairing: Chestnuts, Chitarrina Abruzzese with meat balls.

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