Type of wine: DOC rosé wine
Production zone: Colline del comune di Controguerra
Grape varieties: 100% Montepulciano d’Abruzzo
Training system: Spurred cordon
Yield per hectare: 100 quintals
Time of harvest: End of September/beginning of October
Winemaking technique: Off-skins fermentation with very brief skin contact and controlled-temperature fermentation at 16°C.
Bottles produced: 15.000
Sensory characteristics: Varietal, ripe-cherry colour. Floral, fruity nose with hints of marasca cherry and of the undergrowth. Vibrant, lingering palate; rounded and yet lively with the freshness of a white wine and the body of a young red.
Food pairings: Excellent with roast meat or fish broth, Italian prosciutto and melon, frogs’ legs, snails, salted cod, boiled or white meat.