Colle dei Venti

Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC

Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 100%

“Limpid, dense, strong ruby red with garnet highlights. “

Variety

Montepulciano d’Abruzzo.

Production area

Ortona district.

Vinification

The natural low yield per hectare of the old vineyards and the hand picking unti1 late October allow a high sugar content and excellent polyphenols. After the fermentation, the wines are rich and well-structured and surprisingly with soft tannins. Colle dei Venti Montepulciano is aged for a short period in barriques (6 months in used barriques, 70% French wood and 30% American wood) which sweetens its tannins, without altering its fruity notes. Drink young, however it is perfect even after a shot ageing period in bottle.

Idea of the wine

Wine made for young drinkers, with enough experience, that are seeking good value for money.

Sensory features

Limpid, dense, strong ruby red with garnet highlights. Intense, complex, fruity with a strong aroma of ripe red fruits, “amaretto”, marzipan, spices. Dry, warm, soft, elegant and velvety tannins. Wine of excellent flavour and well-balanced.

Best served with

Easy to drink, matches well with rich first courses and roast meat. Excellent with seasoned cheese.

Serving temperature

18-20 °C; oxygenation before serving is advisable.

Data Sheet
Montepulciano D’Abruzzo DOC