Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Dante Marramiero 2007 Riserva
Between the Gran Sasso and the sea, in the Masseria Sant’Andrea on the Pescara Hills, “Dante Marramiero” is produced from vine stocks of over 40 years old and thanks to a carefully grape selection made during the veraison time, to ensure a uniform and perfect ripening. The wine is aged for 120 months: 24 of which in casks, 24 in new smaller casks of 5 different oak varieties and 72 months in the bottle. The colour is bright ruby red, lively and deep with garnet nuances. Persistent, ample and complex fragrances express hints of fruit, spices and flowers to the nose. To the palate, the wine is immediately powerful and at the same time delicate; rich and with a long-lasting sensations and of intriguing originality. The aftertaste denotes olfactory harmonies on jam tones. That wine flavour complexity is an invitation to repeat the tasting. The pleasant softness and the richness of tannins make it as the ideal wine to combine with truffle and mushroom first courses, red meat, game, ripe cheese and charcuterie. It is suggested to pour the wine into a decanter and let it rest until it reach the drinking temperature of 17°/20°C. before serving it. Alcohol content 14.5%.