Wine Masciarelli, Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC, 2014
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Reviews of purchase Masciarelli, Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC, 2014
Wine of bright ruby color.
Remarkably simple tasty red wine with typical fruity flavor of plums, cherries, complemented by notes of licorice and spices. Has elastic tannins and a long finish school.
Attractive aromas of red cherry, blackberry shaded subtle nuances of flowers violets, leather and tobacco.
Wine perfectly underlines the taste of meat dishes (grilled meat, lamb), and middle-paste cheeses. It is recommended to drink young.
Fine Italian wine Montepulciano d'Abruzzo from the line of classic wines Masharelli produced since 1981 - the first year of the winery. It demonstrates a perfect balance of price and quality. Wine has earned a number of high ratings from Gambero Rosso, Robert Parker and many other critics and experts.
As a pioneer of winemaking in the region of Abruzzo, Gianni Masharelli raised the quality and reputation of the wines from Montepulciano d'Abruzzo autochthonous varieties to a new level. Magnificent vineyards are located on clay soils and coated and have eastern exposure. Montepulciano grapes grown on the magnificent vineyards located in several areas of the region. All portions differ in height and composition of the soil. Harvesting begins in the last week of September and continue until the end of October. Grapes are gently squeezed. Subsequent fermentation on the skins lasts 10-15 days at a temperature of 28-30 ° C. Then the wine is aged for 20 months in steel tanks.
Masciarelli wine house was founded in 1978 in San Martino, but wine production began only in 1981, since the early years were devoted to research. Flagship wine farm - "Villa Gemma" - was produced in 1984. Love for the winemaking Gianni Masharelli inherited from his grandfather, who made wine in a small amount for your family and friends. Gianni married Marina Tsvetich in 1988. After the death of Gianni in 2008, she is the chief representative of the winery Masciarelli. Name Marina also became the name for a whole range of wines, including five titles - Montepulciano, Trebbiano, Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. In the role of consultant oenologist Romeo Taraborelli acts.
To date, the winery is owned Masharelli 320 hectares of vineyards in 14 cities and 4 provinces of Abruzzo. Vineyards have very specific characteristics of the terroir and are at different altitudes (200-500 meters above sea level). Assortment of wine home includes several lines of wines. In 2003, there was an assortment of wineries sparkling wine "Iskra".