montepulciano d abruzzo


SIGHT intense ruby red colour with slight violet hues, tending to garnet with aging

GRAPES 100% Montepulciano d’Abruzzo

PRODUCTION AREA municipality of Canosa Sannita, at 300 M A.S.L. exposed to southeast. The vineyards are located in the agricultural landscape at the slope of the Majella Park where the millennial presence of men has preserved an agricultural biodiversity elsewhere disappeared.

HARVESTING  handpicked in wooden boxes and in willow and cane baskets.

SOIL The soils are of medium mixture tending to calcareous and have retained their natural fertility thanks to the poor exploitation of the soil by man.


Marabelle vineyard is an element of great agronomic and naturalistic value. The sheeps provide the natural and smart control of native spontaneous flora and the natural fertilization bringing the animal spirit in the vineyard. machining is minimized. from the location of the vineyards on one side of the mountain it is easy to understand that from a phytosanitary point of view the plants require little intervention and they are related only to the use of copper and sulfur.

GRAPE ORIGIN  Montepulciano is a native vine of central italy and in particular of the area between Marche and Abruzzo. There are several documents dating back to 1700 that testify. Its native land seems to be torre de ‘passeri in the province of Pescara.

IN THE CELLAR Hand harvested in the first decade of october, its grapes after a soft destemming, undergo a maceration of about 14 days. during this period the wine also completes the alcoholic fermentation at a temperature not exceeding 20°c. it is then introduced into barriques, where molalactic fermentation ends. ageing in oak for 6 months follows and the rest in the bottle.

NOSE aromas of red fruits, spices, intense, ethereal.

MOUTH full, dry, harmonious and fairly tannic.