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Massetti Francesco, Mezzo Pieno, Trebbiano Colli Aprutini IGT 2018

The geographic designation Colli Aprutini, can be used by wines from the province of Teramo. The first historical evidence of winemaking in Abruzzo dates back to Polybius, a Greek historian who lived between 205 and 123 BC. Polybius describes the quality of wines from Piceno-Aprutina, an area which corresponds roughly to modern-day Teramo.

Massetti Francesco uses no chemical fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides.

Wine Details:

Tasting Notes:
Color: Intense yellow-gold.
Bouquet: Very persistent with marked hints of orchard fruit, mainly Williams pear.
Taste: Intense and persistent in the mouth. Strong sea-air minerality.
Food Pairings: It goes well with white meats, carpaccio, raw fish, shellfish and roast fish. Excellent meditation wine. Serve at a temperature of 15 ° C.
Serving Temperature: 50º C (60º F).

Vinyard Notes:
Vineyard location: Colonnella (Teramo), Abruzzo, Italy.
Elevation: 120 meters above sea level a.s.l.
Exposure: South-east.
Soil: Clayey rich in skeleton and marine sediments.
Training system: Spurred cordon.
Vineyard age: 6 years.
Vine density: 5680 plants/Ha.
Yield: 30 hl / Ha.

Winemaking Notes:
Harvest: Hand-harvested in boxes by the first week of October
Vinification: Spontaneous fermentation in steel, without selected yeasts and without temperature control. No maceration. Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel.
Aging: 10 months in steel.
Bottling: Unfiltered.
Production: 3,000 750 ml bottles.