Wine Tenuta Ulisse, Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC, 2015
Reviews of purchase Tenuta Ulisse, Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC, 2015
The wine is characterized by a brilliant straw color with a golden hue.
Very elegant and well-balanced taste, has a memorable freshness and well-integrated minerals. The aftertaste has notes of citrus and mineral nuances.
The aroma is bright and fresh, filled with notes of acacia flowers, lime, grapefruit, flower honey and wild flowers.
Wine is recommended to decant before serving. It will serve as a wonderful match for shellfish and various fish dishes. Also suitable to accompany pasta with seafood, chicken and cheese.
Dry white wine "Guardiola" is made from Chardonnay grapes grown on 4 hectares of vineyards, which lie on the rich copper and gray slopes of Mount Etna. In 2012, the harvest began on August 23 and ended on September 10th. Berries taken from 10-year-old vines growing at an altitude of 1000 meters above sea level, time to reach full maturity, which made it possible to obtain a bright, fresh wine. Fermentation of the wort at a temperature of 23 ° C lasted 20 days. Malolactic fermentation took place in a large French oak barrels. Then the wine is aged in special concrete tanks. Total production of 13,000 bottles of wine "Guardiola", the expected maturity which accounts for 2016-2019 years.
Based economy Passopisharo famous winemaker Andrea Franchetti, who is also the creator of the famous wineries and wine of the same name Tenuta di Trinoro. In 2000 he bought land on the active volcano Mount Etna at an altitude of 800 meters above sea level. The farm is located in the town of Castiglione di Sicilia on the north side of the volcano. The total area is 40 hectares of vineyards, fruit-bearing land but there are just over 15 hectares, the rest of the territory has not yet mastered and is a landscape with plantations and cliffs of volcanic rock. The first harvest was in 2005.
The most important property of the house wine is unique in its kind grape Nerello Maskaleze. Due to the significant difference between day and night temperatures grapes ripen much later. It promotes uniform ripening and accumulation of acids that contribute to a significant increase in terms of soak wines. After high levels of quality grape varieties began landing Petit Verdot and Chezaneze d'Affile. The wines produced by Passopisciaro, - a new round of winemaking. Bright, deep and juicy, they receive the highest ratings wine critics.