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Type: Cabernet Sauvignon - Terre di Chieti I.G.T. (red) Grape variety: Cabernet Sauvignon 100% Altimetry: 200 metre above sea level Location: Municipality of Lanciano Type of soil: Silty - clayey, slightly calcareous Position and exposure: Hill, facing South - West Vineyard’s age: 10 years - Planting density: 3.000 stumps/hectare Yield per hectare: 100 ton - Training system: Guyot Hervest: Manual, in mid-October Vinification: Long maceration with the skins and frequent pumping in air, ensuring excellent color extraction. Fermentation temperature 26°C. Limited pressing, the final fractions richest hard tannins, are separated. Malolactic fermentation Aging: In steel Alchohol content: 12% Sensorial features: Ruby red with violet hues; bouquet of red berries, slight hints of green pepper, followed by subtle notes of spice; body of good intensity, tannic importantly, integrated into a final mouth dry and pleasant Serving suggestions: Traditional Abruzzo pasta dishes, grilled meat, mildly seasoned sausage Service temperature: 18°C

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