Amato Montepulciano D’Abruzzo Colline Teramane DOCG - Riserva 2017 - Lidia e Amato
The wine "Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Amato Riserva" is a Montepulciano, certainly one of the most important wines produced by the Lidia e Amato company. The Lidia e Amato company is located in one of the most beautiful wine areas in the province of Teramo and in the Abruzzo region in general. The wine "Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Amato Riserva" by Lidia e Amato as Montepulciano, is characterized by its characteristic and original organoleptic profile at the same time. The wine "Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Amato Riserva" by Lidia e Amato is a red wine, still and dry, vinified from Montepulciano grapes in the context of the typologies foreseen by the denomination. The Lidia e Amato winery has been included in the Quattrocalici Wines Guide because it is one of the most important wineries in the province of Teramo. The area where the Lidia e Amato winery is located is historically suited for viticulture. In particular, the numerous awards obtained by farms in the province of Teramo have further stimulated producers to invest in the territory to make the most of its production potential, to constantly improve quality and face new markets. The wines of the Lidia e Amato winery and in particular the Montepulciano “Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Amato Riserva”, are characterized by the right sugar and alcohol content and by a good fixed acidity, which helps to enhance the aromas and maintain them over time. The winery produces about 1000 bottles of the wine "Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Amato Riserva", to testify the importance that this wine has in the context of the company's production.
Production Area Vineyard located in the municipality of Controguerra on a hill at an altitude of 250 meters with South-East exposure. Loose medium-textured soil. Montepulciano d'Abruzzo grape variety 100%. Grapes grown in counter espalier with spurred cordon pruning. Yield of no more than 80 quintals of grapes per hectare. Production technique Grapes harvested by hand after crushing and destemming, they are sent to maceration in fermenters at a controlled temperature. The pressing of the pomace takes place in a soft way, with pneumatic machines. The wine is aged for a minimum of 24 months in small oak barrels of 115 Lt. and in barriques. Once bottled, a further refinement period, in bottles, of over six months follows. Color Intense red, with violet reflections. Bouquet Fine and elegant with notes of red fruits and spices. Taste Full, with high personality and character with great balance and elegance. Pairing Like all reserves, the red “Amato” also prefers strong dishes such as game and red meats. Alcohol Content On average 15% vol. Serving temperature 18 ° C