Rosato IGT Terre di Chieti

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Rosé wine made of the heart of Montepulciano d’Abruzzo grapes. It’s a wine born for pleasure: the brilliant color will please your eyes, the scent will satisfy your nose while the taste will bring you to Abruzzo summer, between flowers and red cherries.

Food and wine pairing:

Best if served at 12°C with aperitif, pasta, pizza, fresh cheese, seafood.

Tasting notes:

Pink color, fruity aroma with exotic nuances, supple and delicate taste.

Winemaker’s notes:

For this wine the grapes are handpicked in the first half of October. After the destemming, the grapes are pressed and the must is soon brought to 12 °C temperature to avoid uncontrolled fermentation. Once the must has arrived to the steel tanks, fermentation is activated using a unique ferment which gives to our wine its own personality. Ageing: 4 months in steel tanks under controlled temperatures and without oxygen and then a short refinement in bottle.

Main data:

Type: Rosé wine
Appellation: Terre di Chieti IGT
Grape variety: 100% Montepulciano d’Abruzzo
Alcohol: between 12% and 13%
Bottle capacity: 0,75 liter

Terroir and vineyard features:

Area: Chieti
Altitude: 130 from sea level
Soil type: clay-alkaline, declination 10%
Exposure to the sun: South-East
Age of vines: 8 years
Density of vines per hectare: 3.000
Cultivation system: rows (filare)
Yield per hectare: 120 quintals Harvesting: hand-picked in the first half of October