passofino montepulciano

PASSOFINO

Montepulciano D’Abruzzo

Denominazione di Origine Protetta

It is a wine that has made the history of modern Abruzzo wine-making. Today Montepulciano D’Abruzzo has emerged to the international limelight as one of the best quality red grapes in world.

Appellation
Montepulciano D’Abruzzo DOP

Grapes
Montepulciano D’Abruzzo

Grape history
The origin of this grape has always been uncertain. Also students as Molon (1906) classified it as a “Sangioveti” variety. Today, the Montepulciano has emerged to the international limelight as one of the best quality red grapes in world.

Production Area
Crecchio, Lanciano

Winemaking
After destemming, maceration in stainless steel vats for 15-20 days and soft crushing in inert enviroment at 0.7 bar. Fermentation inerted stainless steel tanks temperature: 24 – 26 °C.

Ageing
3 months in stainless steel

Organoleptic evaluation and food pairing
This wine has a ruby red colour with garnet reflections. Intense, persistent and fruity and flowery fragrance with hints of cherry, blackberries, ripe red fruits. Well-bodied, tannic and well balanced. Excellent with savored first dishes, roast meats, mature cheeses and dark chocolate.

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