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The ULISSE Cerasuolo d 'Abruzzo DOC by Tenuta Ulisse appears in the glass in a strong raspberry rose and flatters the nose with the juicy aromas of ripe raspberries and cherries. This bouquet is rounded off by gentle floral hints.
This Italian rosé from Abruzzo starts on the palate with an animating, sweet prelude and repeats the delicious aromas of raspberries and cherries. In the long finish, this Montepulciano impresses with the spicy notes of herbs and a delicate hint of licorice. The Cerasuolo d 'Abruzzo seduces with its good structure and its full and velvety impression.
Vinification for THE ULISSE Cerasuolo d 'Abruzzo DOC by Tenuta Ulisse
The ULISSE line consists of grape varietal wines, which impressively prove what fantastic aromas and tastes arise when native grape varieties grow on the soil that is ideal for them.
This rosé wine is 100% Montepulciano d´Abruzzo. The origin of this grape variety is still unclear, but it has always been cultivated in Abruzzo and in central and southern Italy. Thanks to the passion of some winemakers, the Montepulciano d 'Abruzzo grapes are today among the best red grapes.
The selective hand-picking takes place in 10 kilogram containers, cooled by dry ice, the grapes reach the winery undamaged. There they are selected again to ensure an absolutely healthy reading.The
grapes are cooled to -5°C by nitrogen within 3 minutes. This breaks down the cell structure and promotes extraction, which explains the intense, fascinating fresh-fruity aroma of this wine. The fermentation takes place temperature-controlled in stainless steel tanks with subsequent ageing in the same for a period of 3 months.
Food recommendation for THE ULISSE Cerasuolo d 'Abruzzo DOC by Tenuta Ulisse
Enjoy this dry rosé wine with grilled fish dishes, fish soup, light meat, sausage and pizza.
Awards for THE ULISSE Cerasuolo d 'Abruzzo DOC by Tenuta Ulisse
- AWC Vienna: Silver (born 2016)
- Luca Maroni: 95 points (born 2016, 2015, 2014)
- Gambero Rosso: 2 glasses (vintages 2013, 2011)
- Bibenda: 3 grapes (vintage 2012)
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|Type of Wine:||Rosé wine|
|Wine acidity in g/l:||5,5|
|Residual sugar in g/l:||4,2|
|Sub region:||Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC (IT)|
|Occasion & Theme:||balcony/patio , to enjoy during the week , barbecue , typical national evening , Party , Picknick , summer-wine|
|Ageing in:||stainless steel tank|
|Quality Classification & Rating:||DOC Denominazione di origine controllata|
|Awards:||AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge - Silber , Luca Maroni - 95 Punkte|
|Maturation:||stainless steel tank|
|Duration of maturation (in Months):||3|
|Aromas & Palate Notes:||Blackberry , Sour cherry , Vanilla , Rhubarb|
|Optimal serving temperature in °C:||8 - 10|
|Food Pairing:||Light dishes , Bright and hearty dishes , spicy food|
|Glass recommendation:||White wine glass|
|Bottle design & equipment:||artistic|
|Bottle size in l:||0,75|
|Shelf life in years from vintage:||2|
|Alcohol % ABV:||13,0|
|Allergens & Misc. Ingredients:||contains sulfites and sulfur dioxide|
|Distributor:||Tenuta Ulisse - Via San Polo 42 - 66014 Crecchio (CH) - Italien|