Grape variety: Montepulciano 100 %.
Altitude: 210 m above the sea level
Soils: medium texture
Vineyard: row, simple guyot training system
Harvest: handpicked, last decade of October.
Vinification: the destemmed and crushed grapes are put into the vitrified cement fermentation tanks, where fermentation is started. After the end of the fermentation, the maceration continues for another ten days, for a total of about twenty days. After racking, the aging in stainless steel tanks begins and it will end with at least four-six months in bottle.
Tasting notes: a little old Montepulciano, it has purple hues, the aroma is intense and typical of this grape variety. Sapid and full-bodied.
Food & wine: syou can combine it with first dishes with white ragù and mushrooms, and roast.
In particular, we suggest you to pair it with this typical dish: chitarra con pallottine.
First vintage of production: 1970.
The label: the revised version of the only label present since the establishment of this company.
La Quercia is a small winery that covers about 46.50 hectares of vineyards and about 5 hectares of olive grove with an adjoining wine shop of about 400 square meters with a production capacity of about 4000 hl of wine. The company’s activity is based on respect for nature as it is convinced that this is fundamental to obtain a good product and to respect human and fauna health. During processing, the product is treated as little as possible so that the reflection of the land of origin and its typical characteristics can be found in the glass. At the basis of the processing there is the quality and typicality of the product that allows the identification of the wine and the land of origin.