Montepulciano D’Abruzzo – D.O.C.G Colline Teramane 2012
FOOD PAIRING: BEEF, PASTA, VEAL, PORK
RED NATURAL WINE FULL BODIED
Tasting Notes : Rasicci Montepulciano D’Abruzzo 2012 is the latter, expressing classic Abruzzo fruit flavours of cherry and briary blackberry, subtle smoky oak with a hint of licorice.
** Recommended to aerate for 1/2 before consumption.
|Width||Approx. 1.5 hectare|
|Density||5000 vines by hectare|
|Average yield||1.5 Kg by vine|
|Grape harvest||27-29 September 2012|
|Total sulphur dioxide||54.00 mg/Lt.|
|Total acidity||5.0 gr./Lt.|
|Residual sugar||0.2 gr./Lt.|
|Total dry extract||31.8 gr./Lt.|
Manual harvesting (20 Kg grapes boxes)
Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at 28°C
for 7-8 days (spontaneous fermentation)
Montepulciano D’Abruzzo reds fall into two categories. A medium to heavy bodied, ready to drink wine or a wine loaded with fruit and spice supported by great austere tannins.
The Rasicci Montepulciano D’Abruzzo 2012 is the latter, expressing classic Abruzzo fruit flavours of cherry and briary blackberry, subtle smoky oak with a hint of licorice.
Vinified using natural indigenous yeasts, unclarified and unfiltered .
A wine with gorgeous mouthfeel ,beautiful balance, drinking well now, but will develop and blossom into an exceptional memorable wine in years to come.
THIS NATURAL WINE IS MADE USING ORGANIC PROCESSES AND HAS MUCH LESS SULPHUR THAN IN ORGANIC WINES. IT IS ALSO SUITABLE FOR VEGAN AS IT DOES NOT COME IN CONTACT WITH ANY ANIMAL PRODUCTS OR COMPOST. This is not certified Organic or Vegan