Fantini “Casale Vecchio” Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC
100% Montepulciano d’Abruzzo. Strong ruby red with garnet highlights, Fantini “Casale Vecchio” Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC has intense, persistent, fruity notes with strong aromas of ripe red fruits, amaretto, marzipan, and spices. Dry and warm, with elegant tannins. A wine of excellent flavor and balanced.
“The goal of the winery is to produce wines that are an excellent value and quality and can be enjoyed by all wine aficionados.”
Grapes: 100% Montepulciano d’Abruzzo
Vineyards: From vineyards located in Colonnella, Ancarano, and Controguerra
Altitude: 80-250 meters (260-820 feet) above sea level
Soil: Medium-texture soils, with limestone, and clay. The subsoil is composed of organic matter and rocks.
Vine Training: Tendone “Bower” trained
Vine Age: 25-40 years
Time of Harvest: Late October
Vine Density: 1,600-2,000 vines per hectare
Vine Yield: 6-9 tons per hectare
Total Production: 120,000 bottles
Vinification Process: The grapes are destemmed and gently pressed; this is followed by maceration and fermentation on the skins at a controlled temperature for 20 days, followed by malolactic fermentation in barrique.
Aging Process: 6 months in barrique
Alcohol Content: 13.00%
Winemaker: Rino Santeusanio
Cellaring: Up to 6 years
|Dimensions||12.6 × 9.4 × 13.00 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 12 bottles per case