Conte Ripoli Colline Teramane Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOCG Red

Year

2016

Type

Red

Alcoholic content

14.00%

Variety

100% Montepulciano d'Abruzzo grapes

Harvesting period

15/20 October

Serving temperature

16/18°

Bottling

2 years after production

Packaging

Cartons containing 6 bottles each (bottles contain 0.75 L each)

Vine characteristics

Commune of production: Corropoli. Yield per hectare: 9,000 kilograms. Guyot pruning system. Density of the establishment: 3,500 per hectare. Vines are located 180 metres above sea level

Winemaking

Destemming, fermentation of the skins: 15 days; 1 year in steel; 1 year in 30 hL oak barrels. 6/12 months ageing in the bottles.

The ruby red
that seduces your senses

The wine has an intense ruby colour, with discreet shades of purple, tending to garnet as it ages. Its aroma is that of berries; the wine smells intense and ethereal. It tastes dry, as tannic as it should be, harmonious and velvety.

The serving temperature of Conte Ripoli Colline Teramane Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOCG is 16-18° C, to enhance its bouquet of withered flowers. We advise opening the bottle 2-3 hours prior to serving.

Combinations

  • Cold cuts
  • Red meats
  • Mutton and lamb
  • Game meat
  • Braised meats prepared with wild and spiced notes
  • Cured cheeses
  • Teramo-style lasagne
  • Rich first courses
  • Dishes containing porcini mushrooms or truffles