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Torre dei Beati Montepulciano D’Abruzzo Organic DOC 2018

The first wine of the Torre dei Beati.
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Primary Notes: Plum, Blackberries Licorice, Thyme Clove Apple / Pear Lemon/Lime, Orange/Mandarin Iris, Apple Blossom

Secondary Notes:

Tertiary Notes:

Body: Medium

Dryness: Neutral

Acidity: Medium +

Tannin: Medium -

Alcohol (%):

Origin: Abruzzo,

Maker:

Grape: Montepulciano

Fermentation: Heavy Wood

Awards: >95 pts

Decanting:

Serving Temperature: Best enjoyed between 18 - 20 degrees

Asian Food Pairing: KBBQ, sio ba

Western Food Pairing: Grilled lamb and pork

Description

Torre dei Beati Montepulciano D’Abruzzo Organic DOC 2018


Torre dei Beati Montepulciano D’Abruzzo has blend of deep violet shade and ruby red. It is fruity and lightly enriched by spicy hints coming from the old vineyard. The elegant nose and pulpy body gives the wine a good smoothness that is well-balanced by fine tannins. The well-measured acidty and natural minerality contributes to the elegant and long finish.

It was the first wine produced at the estate. An elegant and personal interpretation of the Montepulciano in the territory, it is obtained from repeated harvests in the same plots, followed by a further selection on the sorting table. The used of wood in the ageing phase has the purpose of helping the wine achieve a natural stability, keeping the fruity, enriching and spicy complexity.
100% Montepulciano D'Abruzzo from a vineyard that has an altitude of 250 – 300m above sea level with an average age of 26 – 49 years old that is grown in clay-limestone. Fermentation in steel tanks and ageing in oak barrels (mainly French oak barriques) for 15 – 18 months.

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AWARDS & ACCOLADES
 - 96 Points
- 92 Points
  - 89 Points
The 2018 Montepulciano d'Abruzzo opens up with peppery herbs and earth tones before showing crushed black raspberries, smoke and hints of animal musk. It’s soft yet almost creamy in feel, balanced by cooling acids and a pure display of red and blue fruits. The 2018 tapers off classically dry with hints of fine tannin offset by residual acids.
- 86 Points
Delicate aromas of cherry, raspberry and spice carry to the light, zesty palate. This shows quiet concentration of fruit, with mildly gritty tannins and slightly sharp acidity framing it all