2017 UMANI RONCHI 'PODERE' MONTEPULCIANO D'ABRUZZOUmani Ronchi
Producer: Umani Ronchi
Grape: 100% Montepulciano
Region: Abruzzo, Italy
Zone: Montepulciano D'Abruzzo DOC
Producer Info: The Umani Ronchi story is one of ancient vines, land and people. The story began more than half a century ago at Cupramontana, in the heart of Verdicchio Classico country. Today Umani Ronchi is the wine estate owned by the Bianchi-Bernetti family, who since 1957 have been making superb-quality craft wines, coaxing the best out of the Verdicchio and Montepulciano that find their finest expression in Marche and Abruzzo.
Dark ruby red colour, delicate aromas of plum and morello cherry, with an undercurrent of red berry and just a hint of spice. Medium bodied and dry with a finely textured structure and ripe, plummy fruit nose.
Growing System: Tendone
Soil Composition: Clay, limestone
Production: Hand harvested in late September, the wine is then left to macerate for 10 days in stainless steel tanks. After fermentation this Montepulciano is left to mature for 4 months in steel vats before bottling.
Alcohol (%): 13%