Wine La Valentina, "Spelt" Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC Riserva, 2013
Reviews of purchase La Valentina, "Spelt" Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC Riserva, 2013
The wine is a beautiful ruby red color.
The dynamic, polished, balanced, silky taste of wine and filled with hints of blackberry cassis combined with light nuances of cocoa and coffee. Gradually enriched taste balsamic notes and hints of wet graphite, and at the finish appear sweet floral tones.
Very harmonious wine offers notes of the fragrance of spices and Mediterranean herbs, minerality and a pleasant tone of chocolate portend great development.
The wine goes well with lamb, baked with herbs, polenta with mushrooms and basil leaves.
"Spelt" Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, 2008 - wine, in which "the more complex side of Montepulciano go outside ... Winery La Valentine has done a great job, the wine shows pure elegance and sophistication, which is able to sort Montepulciano ..." notes " The Wine Advocate ". The grapes for making wine is harvested by hand with a 27-year-old vines. Fermentation of the wort and maceration takes place in vertical steel vats for three weeks. Then the wine is poured into oak barrels (new and re-use), in which the spontaneous malolactic fermentation and aging for about 18 months. After bottling the wine matures for another year in the bottle. At the peak of ripeness vintage will be from 2014 to 2020.
The wines of La Valentine, who talk about the area and its culture - is authentic wines from well-adapted to the soil Abruzzo local varieties that arise from the sum of many small parts manufacturer and passion for nature and winemaking. All company employees are trained to perform their duties responsibly towards the environment and sustainable development. Responsibility for winemaking, since 1998, is a famous enologist Luca d'Attoma. In possession of La Valentine 11 hectares of its own and leased 20 hectares of vineyards from which crop to produce about 265,000 bottles of wine per year.