Fine Abruzzo wines
The wine production in Abruzzo has substantially grown in recent years, so much so that it is possible to find fine wines of great class that are produced exclusively in this region. Perhaps the most recognized by connoisseurs and fans is Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, a classic wine that is able to tell the history of its territory. Conditions in the Abruzzo region are ideal for the Montepulciano vine to express itself at its best.
The soil is mainly calcareous and clayey with a minimal percentage of mineral components that characterize the aftertaste of the best bottling of wines that have great longevity. The microclimate is spectacular because on one side the land is influenced by the cold winds of the Gran Sasso and on the other side there is the sea with mild currents that allow good ranges of temperatures. When speaking of this vine, one must associate the name Emidio Pepe which has made the history of the Abruzzo wine panorama. In particular, Montepulciano d'Abruzzo labeled Emidio Pepe tells the wealth of this region and its land. This is an unforgettable red wine. Ripe, full, with a beautiful intense ruby color and pleasant tannic persistence. To the palate, one notices hints of fruit. It is definitely elegant and can be considered the king of Abruzzo wines.
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However, the white and rosé wines produced in this region are not less unforgettable. With reference to the first, one must mention the white grape variety Trebbiano which is known to all lovers of good wines. Straw yellow in color with greenish reflections, this white D.O.C.G is able to enhance flowers and fruits with white pulp. Elegant and refined, Trebbiano d'Abruzzo labeled Valentini is very well known, the harvest is manual and only the best grapes are selected.
Endowed with great fascination when aged in the cellar (even ten years), it has been the winner of numerous prizes and awards. The vineyard on which Trebbiano is developed is in a strategic position with mild temperatures that do not have significant changes.
Finally, one must also mention the rosè made from Montepulciano grapes. A wine of great charm and elegance is Cerasuolo Montepulciano d'Abruzzo from the Valentini winery.
A wine for true wine lovers, it is the symbol of a product made with artisan methods without using filtration. The many details that this rosé can give are striking to the nose: notes of underbrush, chestnuts and red fruits. It is an authentic wine, like the land in which it is born and is capable of evolving perfectly if left to age.