Fantini OPI Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Colline Teramane Riserva DOCG
100% Montepulciano d’Abruzzo. Fantini OPI Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Colline Teramane Riserva DOCG is ruby red with garnet reflections and has an intense, persistent, spicy bouquet with hints of chocolate and goudron that never overwhelm the succulent fruit. Great structure and tannins, very well 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 Tenuta Cantalupo and Notaresco
Altitude: 100 meters (328 feet) above sea level
Soil: A mixed terrain composed of medium-textured terrain, limestone, and clay. The subsoil, is composed of organic matter and rocks.
Vine Training: Guyot trained
Vine Age: 25 years
Time of Harvest: Late October to early November
Vine Density: 1,600-2,000 vines per hectare
Vine Yield: 3-6 tons per hectare
Total Production: 40,000 bottles
Vinification Process: Grapes are hand-harvested and hand-selected before undergoing delicate stalk-stripping and crushing before cold maceration for four to six days. Maceration and fermentation takes place on the skins at a controlled temperature for 25 days, followed by malolactic fermentation in cement vats for four months.
Aging Process: The wine undergoes 12 months of aging in barriques before blending and barrel aging (3000-liter barrels) for six more months
Alcohol Content: 14.00%
Winemaker: Rino Santeusanio
Cellaring: Up to 15 years
|Dimensions||7.9 × 15.7 × 9.1 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 6 bottles per case