Donna Sophia Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC

AREA: Cugnoli



GRAPE VARIETY: selected red berry varieties cultivated on a middle aged vineyards located in Cugnoli’s area, following the principles of biological farming. 

ALCOHOL: 13% by Vol.


SUGGESTED FOOD: best if paired wuth cured meats, pasta dishes on meat sauce and medium aged cheeses.


Grape harvest takes place during the 2nd week of October, depending on the grapes’ complete biological ripe, whose evaluation is based on sugar degrees, pH and total sourness.

Winemaking is carried out in respect of tradition and observing the most up-to-date rose winemakingmethods. A short cryomaceration is made once the best grapes are selected and derasped, with this process the skins are kept in contact with the must at a temperature of about 8-10°C for about 10-12 hours. The so called flower must obtained from the separation of the skins is then decanted. Selected yeasts are then added and a fermentation is performed at at a temperature of about 15°C. The obtained wine is quickly separated from its dregs and preserved at a temperature of about 12°C until it is ready to be bottled. The rules required by regulations for biological wine production are observed during all winemaking’s stages, in order to assure and protect wine’s genuineness and healthiness.

Donna Sophia Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC has a deep, rich red color with garnet hints. The bouquet is fruity and balanced with hints of spice and pepper, and the flavor is pleasant with intriguing notes of spices and licorice. Nice and long finish.

Serve at temperature of 17°C.


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