V.Q.P.R.D. Controguerra D.O.C. Passerina
Colour: pale straw yellow.
Nose: flower-like, intense, delicate scents of apple and peach.
Flavour: good structure, full, long persistence, armonious; this wine shows a good sapidity and a delicate freshness.
The vineyards are located in the municipality of Controguerra, 260 metres a.s.l.
COMPOSITION OF SUBSOIL
Loose soil, tending to clayey.
CHARACTERISTICS OF PLANT EQUIPMENT
The vineyards are trained with a pergola Abruzzese system with a density of approximately 5,600 stocks per hectare and eastern exposure.
TIMES OF HARVEST AND WINE-MAKING
The Passerina grapes are hand-picked, after an accurate selection, in late September - early October depending on the climate conditions. Grapes are stemmed and softly crushed; the must is statically decanted before being poured into thermo-conditioned stainless steel tanks to ferment at a controlled temperature ranging between 16° and 18°C.
Alcohol 12.50% vol.
Total Acidity 6.20 g/l
Visit us in Controguerra, a village built upon the hills of Teramo, where the majestic Gran Sasso dominates the area with the sea on the background.