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"MICARONE," MONTEPULCIANO D'ABRUZZO, DOC, 2013
Marchesi de' Cordano


Founded in 2003, Francesco D'Onofrio's winery has about 124 acres of vineyards in Loreto Aprutino and Ripa Teatina in the province of Chieti.

Tasting notes: Mouthfilling with hints of dark cherries, wild berries and--do we dare say it-wonderfully grapey. This is easy drinking, very affordable but with good structure.
Region: Abruzzi
Classification: Montepulciano d’Abruzzo
Area of Production: Villamagna  (CH)
Grape Variety: 100% Montepulciano
Soil: Calcerous
Average Age of Vines:  planted 1993
Trellising System: Guyot and Spur Pruned Cordone
Spacing of Plants: ~ 1050 plants per acre
Production per Acre: 2 tons
Vinification Technique: Maceration at least 5-7 days  on the skins controlled temperature (25C).
Maturation
: Stainless Steel
Total Acidity: 5.50 g/l
Residual Sugar: 0.08 g/l
PH: 3.48

Alcohol: 12.00%

Total Cases Produced: 8,330