Villa Gemma Montepulciano D'Abruzzo DOC


Villa Gemma Montepulciano D'Abruzzo DOC


Name: Montepulciano d’Abruzzo doc Villa Gemma Rosso
Type: Red
Grape variety: 100% Montepulciano d’Abruzzo
First produced: 1984
Average production: 18.820 0,75 lt - 500 magnum, 120 jeroboam
Vineyard location:S. Martino sulla Marrucina
Vineyard name, size and altitude: Colle Cave, 14 hectares, 400 m
Vineyard facing: east
Yield per hectare: 8000 kg
Soil: limey and clay
Trailing and pruning system: plain guyot
Installation density: 9000 plants per hectare
Age of production vines: 25 years old
Harvesting period: end October
Fermentation in: stainless steel till 1996 and wood from 1997
Fermentation temperature: uncontrolled till 30°C
Temp. control system: Cooling plant
Lenght of fermentation and process of maceration: 15-20 days
fermentation,20-30 days maceration
Oenological methods for the improvement of substance
release from the skins: submerged cap
Malolactic fermentation: totally completed
Type of wood and capacity of barriques employed for aging: Oak (Querques Serseris) - 225 l
Age of barriques: 100% new
Ageing before bottling: 36 months, (18 to 24 months in barriques)
Serving temperature: 18°C

Clarity: clear
Colour: Deep ruby red
Bouquet: intense - complex - refined
Flavor notes of red fruit, cherry, currant, violet, with tobacco hints

Cold cuts, goulash, Cantonese duck.

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