Production site: Località Casal Thaulero, Roseto degli Abruzzi – Teramo.
Vine variety: Montepulciano D’Abruzzo.
Sun exposure: South, south-west.
Soil position: hills of 100 metres a.s.l.
Growing system: spurred cordon; a selection of the grapes is made during the developing season in order to get a limited quantity of fruit but of very high quality.
Soil type: Clayey of medium texture (red clay), well exposed.
Period of grape harvest: Second and third weeks of October.
Bottling: April four years after the harvest, after the maturation in wood barrel, the ageing in oak barriques for 12 months and the fining in bottle for 12 months.
Color: Intense and dark rubin red, that evolves in time.
Smell: Intense, rich, celestial, with notes of cooked red fruit, reminders of black cherry, plum, currant, myrtle, dried flowers and spices as liquorice root, vanilla, black pepper and tobacco.
Taste: it shows its generosity with a great intensity, dry and very warm, soft, fairly fresh, good tannins and sapidity, great and complex smell-taste persistency.
Food matching: grilled and baked lamb, aged pecorino cheese, goat and sheep meat of the abruzzese cuisine.
Alcohol volume: 14,50%
93/100 James Suckling
Grand Gold Frankfurt Wine Trophy
91/100 Luca Maroni
Silver Medal London Wine Competition (Riserva 2015)
Silver Medal BIW Best Italian Wine Selection (Riserva 2015)
Gold Medal 93/100 Gilbert & Gaillard (Riserva 2014)
Silver Medal London Wine Competition (Riserva 2014)
Bronze Medal Decanter (Riserva 2014)
4 Grappoli Bibenda (Riserva 2014)
93/100 Luca Maroni (Riserva 2014)
89/100 Veronelli (Riserva 2014)