AMARANTA Montepulciano D’Abruzzo is a cru wine obtained from Abruzzo’ s most important red grape, the Montepulciano. This wine represents our commitment to making the utmost of the spectacular terroirs and microclimates that Abruzzo region offers.
The origin of this grape has always been uncertain. Also students as Molon
(1906) classified it as a “Sangioveti” variety. Today it is sure that the two
grapes have nothing in common. Cultivated mainly in Abruzzo and the other
regions of centre south Italy. Today, thanks to the passion of some producers
and winemakers, the Montepulciano has emerged to the international limelight
as one of the best quality red grapes in world.
Wine-making technique: Part of the grapes have been rigorously harvested
after a slight over-ripening of the plant, 15/20 days maceration, thermo-controlled alcoholic fermentation at 24-26°C.
Ageing: 9/12 months in fine French and American barriques