2019 Tenuta I Fauri Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 'Baldovino'
100% Montepulciano. Destemming following by 6/7 days contact with the skins at 28/30°C, followed by ageing in stainless steel vats for 5 months.Sees no contact with oak. The primary fruit is fresh and tonic, thanks to brief aging in cement vats. However, this wine also shows a level of fine elegance that you don't often get at this affordable price point. Dark fruit tones of blackberry, plum and black licorice emerge from the bouquet. Tenuta i Fauri winery is located in the heart of the province of Chieti, between the Maiella mountains to the Adriatic sea. 32 hectares of land, 28 of them under vine. Located in in 6 different communes: Chieti, Francavilla al Mare, Miglianico, Ari, Bucchianico and Villamagna. The mountains comprise mostly sandy soils (more than 60%), and i Fauri farms organically. Spontaneous ferments and low levels of SO2. I Fauri wines showcase their place of origin and varietal character. They are focused on native grapes varietals: Trebbiano, Passerina, Pecorino, Montepulciano. They have 14 old cement tanks, inherited from grandfather Luigi, recently restored, then also new stainless-steel fermenters and few wooden barrels.