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Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo D.O.C. "Villa Carrene"

Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo D.O.C. "Villa Carrene" - FORGIONE VINI

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CATEGORY           Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo D.O.C.

TYPE                     Cerasuolo

ALCOHOL             13,5 % VOL .

GRAPE VARIETY  Montepulciano d' Abruzzo 100 %

SOIL PROFILE     Sandy-clay, organically-rich soils

TRAINING SYSTEM Vertical trellised spurred cordon

VINEYARD YIELD   70 q.li hectare

HARVEST PERIOD  Mid to late October

VINIFICATION    Gentle pressing of the red -grape clusters, cryomaceration on the skin to extract fruit aromas and varietal characteristic of the Montepulciano grape, followed by static cold-settling of the must, then controlled-temperature(16/18°C) fermentation of the must.The wine is matured in steel, then aged in the bottle 2/3 months.

SENSORY PROFILE  The wine appers cherry pink, from which cerasuolo derives its name.The nose is striking for its rich, lingering array of impressions, which include strawberry, wild cherry, and wild red berryfruit, as well as sour cherry jam and rose petals.The palate is remarkable for its velvety texture, roundedness, and lengthy progression, as well as for the classic touch of almond on the finish.Its impressive structure and full character perfectly suit it for accompanying first courses, lighter meats, mixed boiled meats, and medium-aged cheeses.It is delicious with fish, particularly grilled and fish broth.The adventuresome will enjoy it with pizza. 

CELLAR ABILITY To fully appreciate its elegance and fragrances, this cerasuolo should be enjoyed in its youth.