Over the years, the first line created by Gianni Masciarelli has become a point of reference for the company and its customers, as well as being the numerically most consistent and well-known production, in Italy as well as abroad. Its wines are today “a classic”, able to reflect the genuine taste of the Abruzzo tradition and the qualities of its native vines.
IN THE VINEYARD
Grapes: 100% Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
Municipality of production and vineyard altitude: S. Martino sulla Marrucina 400 m a.s.l., Ripa Teatina 250 m a.s.l., Fara Filiorum Petri 300 m a.s.l., Villamagna 280 m a.s.l., Loreto Aprutino 250 m a.s.l.
Exposure of the land: all
Type of soil: different types of soil, from clayey medium calcareous to medium texture.
Yield: 100 q / ha
Training system: Abruzzo pergola, simple guyot
Plant density: from 1,600 to 6,000 plants per hectare
Age of vines: from 5 to 40 years
Harvest period: from the end of September to the end of October
IN THE BASEMENT
Duration of fermentation / maceration: 18/21 days
Vinification: destemming followed by permanence on the skins at 28-30 ° C for 10-15 days after racking and aging for 20 months in stainless steel
Aging potential: good
Alcoholic content: 13% vol.
Color: deep ruby red
Bouquet: intense, complex, fine
Taste: notes of red fruit, cherry, currant, violet, hint of tobacco
Pairing: grilled meats
Serving temperature: 16 ° C