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Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Masciarelli 2021
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Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Masciarelli 2021

Masciarelli

The Montepulciano d'Abruzzo by Masciarelli is a fresh, young and juicy version that ages for 20 months in steel. The nose develops a fragrant and fruity bouquet, with notes of small red fruits, floral fragrances, peppery and spicy accents. The sip is slender and simple, with an immediate and flowing drink, in which a marked freshness and a grinotoso but pleasant tannin

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Features

Denomination

Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC

Vines

Montepulciano 100%

Tipologia

Alcohol content

13.5 %

Format

75 cl Bottle

Vinification

Alcoholic fermentation in steel with maceration on the skins for 10-15 days

Aging

20 months in steel vats

Additional Notes

Contains sulfites

MONTEPULCIANO D'ABRUZZO MASCIARELLI 2021 DESCRIPTION

Masciarelli's Montepulciano d'Abruzzo is a red wine with a fresh, fragrant profile that is a benchmark for all regional production. It is part of the classic collection of this famous Abruzzo winery and it's the youngest and most immediate version of this red grape variety with a strong and decisive character. It is the traditional and most typical red of the territory, expressing pleasant fruity notes and delicate spicy hints. It is an ideal label to be tasted in combination with the tasty first courses of Abruzzo cuisine or simply to get to know in the most sincere and frank face of Montepulciano.

Montepulciano d'Abruzzo wine comes from the work of one of the most representative realities of Abruzzo. Gianni Masciarelli's winery has been producing great wines for more than 30 years, enhancing the native grape varieties of the territory, especially Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, which is offered in several interpretations that are very different from one another. The classic version is the one that remains most faithful to the varietal notes of the grape variety. The sourcing of grapes from various plots, located in different areas of the estate, at different altitudes with particular microclimates, allows each year to create a harmonious and balanced blend. This is precisely the secret of this wine, the ability to express a consistently high level of quality and extraordinary drinking pleasure every year.

Masciarelli Montepulciano has a typically territorial character, the child of the generous Abruzzo soil and of a vine that for centuries has dwelt on these wonderful hills that connect the Apennines to the Adriatic Sea. The grapes come from several vineyards cultivated on clay and limestone soils in S. Martino sulla Marrucina at an altitude of 400 meters, Ripa Teatina at 250 meters, Fara Filiorum Petri at 300 meters and Villamagna at 280 meters. After vinification in red, with maceration on the skins for a couple of weeks, it matures in stainless steel tanks for about 20 months. In the glass it is deep red in color with youthful purplish highlights. The olfactory picture expresses fragrant aromas of red fruit, floral nuances and slight hints of oriental spices. The sip is pleasant, fresh and enveloping, juicy and rich, supported by a pleasantly dense tannic texture. An impeccable interpretation to get to know the younger look of Montepulciano!

Colour

Bright ruby red with violet hues

Taste

Fresh, immediate, young and juicy, with lively tannins

Scent

Notes of small red fruits, wild berries, floral essences and light peppery scents

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