Montepulciano D'Abruzzo DOC "NEGUS" Cascina del Colle
The red wine Negus of the Cascina del Colle winery is a wine that arouses memories and sweet sensations of harmony and peace. The name Negus reminds to the grandparents who still today tell the history of the war in Africa during the second world war and who transmits to the grandchildren fears, emotion and culture. Austere, sure and deep a certain wine with a deep color, with a decided taste and penetrant scents. This is made by 100% Montepulciano d’Abruzzo grapes DOC certificated. It is cultivated with the tendone method. The cultivation is located at 280-300 meters above the sea level. They are extended for over then 3,5 hectares and they have an optimal exposition at south-east. This permits a good profit which is 100 quintals per hectare. There is a first alcoholic fermentation is steel tanks under temperature control. Then it takes place the aging period in barrels for 18 months.
Characteristics of the wine of this region Abruzzo
The Negus of the Cascina del Colle has an intense and deep red color which is violet under the direct light. It is powerful and penetrating, very elegant, rich of ripen fruits hints and especially is full of pepper, cinnamon, vanilla and ginger aromas. The taste is warm and charming with berries, licorice, vanilla and cinnamon aromas which permits a enveloping and pleasant persistence. It has a proof of 15,5%.
Suggested pairings with this Montepulciano D'Abruzzo
This sensational red wine of the Cascina del colle is perfect with structured local courses. The lamb arrosticini first of all and then the braised meat or with game. It is also perfect with aged cheeses or if used as meditation wine after a long working day as reword for the goals achieved. It has to be served at 18°-20°C in a Grand Ballon wine glass.