Montepulciano Rosato

Pronunciation of “Rosato Montepulciano”


Grape Varietal: Montepulciano
Pronunciation: “Moh-nte-pul-zzi-ah-noh”
Tasting Notes: Vivid and joyful rosy colour, with a background of pomegranate, pink peppercorn and hints of strawberries. Soft and fine palate with a long aromatic persistence.
Food Pairing: Ideal to accompany cheese appetizers, salads and pasta.
Serving Notes: 14C
Grape History: Of unknown origin, the vine is characteristic of viticulture Abruzzo and other regions of central and southern Italy. The name allows the hypothesis of its origin from the territory of Montepulciano, in the province of Siena, as the place of origin. It is thought to have been introduced in Abruzzo in the early nineteenth century. The vine arrived in Puglia at the beginning of the twentieth century, first in the province of Foggia, and then to the province of Bari, Brindisi, Lecce and Taranto.
Harvest: Late September
Vinification: 8 hours maceration of the wine on its skins, soft pressing, fermentation in stainless steel tanks with controlled fermenting temperature at 14ºC
Aging: Stainless steel tanks and in the bottles
Bottling: During spring, with waning moon.
Alcoholic Content: 12,0% by volume
Sugar: 5,0 g/l
Total Acidity: 5,0 g/l
Location: Predicatella vineyard, in the DOC area of San Severo, in the direction of the city of Foggia. At the foot of the Gargano.
Altitude: 150-200 m above sea level
Soil: Clay, limestone
Density: 3500-4000 plants per Ha
Trimming Technique: Traditional, handmade
Structure: Espalier Trees


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