One of the rare woody wines in the range. A superb Montepulciano with an elegant structure, its main flaw? Not to be part of a prestigious appellation ...
If you follow us regularly, you will know that we are fans of small yields which are often synonymous with good quality. Torre dei Beati takes care of its vines all year round, but it is during the harvest that questions are asked about the mental health of the winegrower: extreme care in the selection of the grapes. Indeed, three successive manual harvests, which take only perfectly ripe grapes, in small crates so that the grapes do not spoil, all followed by a scrupulous inspection on the sorting table, ensure that only grapes of high quality will be admitted to produce this beautiful bottle.
Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature, with maceration on the skins for 30 days. The wine then ages for 20 to 22 months in mainly new barrels, before being bottled.
The Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Cocciapazza from Torre dei Beati has a very intense and concentrated ruby red color. The nose opens with characteristic notes of red fruits, in perfect balance with notes of black pepper, liquorice, chocolate and tobacco. On the palate, it is structured and ample, with supple tannins and a pleasantly long and persistent finish.
This wine is organic and not biodynamic, Fausto however takes special care of his vines and the various organic amendments that he adds to ensure beautiful vines and then beautiful grapes. He controls yields to ensure quality rather than quantity.