Femina

Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo D.O.C.

GRAPE VARIETES Montepulciano
VINEYARD ELEVATION 250 metres
VINEYARD ORIENTATION South
SOILS PROFILE Sandy calcareous
FIRST HARVEST 1997
TRAINING SYSTEM Spun - Trained Cordon
HARD HARVEST PERIOD September

 

Vinification

TYPE OF PRESS USED Vaslin
VINIFICATION IN WHITE Maceration of the grapes with the skins for 6-8 hours and fermentation without skins
FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE Controlled
LENGHT OF MATURATION BEFORE BOTTLING approx. 2 months

Sensory profile

Ruby red with flashes of rose-petal and coral. Rich, full scents dominate with nuances of spring blossoms, wild rose, and violet over clear notes of wild strawberry and wild berries. The palate is lively and closes lean and crisp, with a pleasant bitterishness and a savoury hint of summer cherry.

Serving suggestion

Prawn gnocchi with chives, traditional fish broth, loin of veal with saffron, ravioli with mushrooms and ricotta.

Service temperature: 12-14 °C. 

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