Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC “Vignafranca”

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Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC “Vignafranca”

€ 15,00

Variety: 100% Montepulciano

SKU: BT162. Category: .

Product Description

Careful selection of the best grapes in the vineyard and in collection boxes for this Montepulciano D’Abruzzo. Temperature-controlled fermentation in semi conical, French Oak casks with post-fermentation maceration up to 18-20 days after the beginning of fermentation. Malolactic fermentation and ageing on lees for at least 60 days. Elevation in oak barrels for 14 months.

Districts: Roseto degli Abruzzi, area: Casal Thaulero. Vineyards of Colle della Corte and Vignafranca.
Size: 9 acres
Altitude: 70 mt. above sea level
Exposure: South-East
Soil: alluvial deposit – sandy silt composition, slightly calcareous
Breeding system: Row
Density: 6,000 vines per hectare
Age of the vines: 10 years
Average yeld: 90 per hectare
Harvest: about mid-October with selection of the grapes
Alcohol content: 13,5 % Vol.
Free sulfur dioxide: 25 mg/lt.
Total sulfur dioxide: 65 mg/lt.
Total acidity: 5,5 gr./lt.
Residual sugar:
pH: 3,48