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Olivastri Tommaso La Carrata Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC
Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 100%
Area of production
San Vito Chietino, Abruzzo, Central Italy
Soil: clayey-calcareous, medium texture.
Tendone trained vines
End of October, by hand with specific grapes selection
Red vinification. Crushing and destemming. Skin contact for 15-20 days and alcoholic fermentation in steel tank at controlled temperature. Devatting, then spontaneous malolactic fermentation.
Ageing 30 months in stainless steel vat, 18 months in barriques, 9 months in bottle.
Clear ruby red color with garnet reflections. Scents of red fruits in spirit blend with an elegant spice of pepper and cinnamon; delicate toasting notes finely contrast with a floral bouquet. Persistent flavor with good body, velvety tannins, elegantly balanced
Stuffed beef, gnocchi with gosling sauce, spicy and elaborate cooking. Great with truffle or porcini mushroom dishes. Excellent as meditation wine