Indio Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2015 Bove

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Indio Montepulciano d'Abruzzo is Dario Bove's flagship wine. An intense oak-aged blend, the wine shows aromas of coffee bean, chocolate and blackberry, while on the palate it has fine-grained tannins and impressive ageing potential.

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£14.20

RRP: £15.75 (save 10%)

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Winery: Bove

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The vines are trained according to the traditional overhead trellis system called Pergola Abruzzese and are planted in medium-density clay soils.

The grapes underwent an extended skin maceration. The fermentation and maceration took place in stainless steel tanks, the must was oxygenated in order to emphasise the fruit character and produce a softer wine. This lasted for approximately three weeks. After blending the cuvées, the wine spent 12 months in Allier oak barriques, of which ⅓ was new oak, ⅓ first year oak and the balance in stainless steel. The wine was bottled unfiltered and spent a further six months in bottle, prior to release.

 
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RRP £15.75
Vintage 2015
Alcoholic strength 14%
Serve with Rare cooked roast beef
Country Italy
Region Abruzzi
Subregion Default empty value
Grapes Montepulciano
Body D
Contains sulphites Yes
Vegetarian Yes
Vegan Yes
Milk No
Eggs No
Organic No
Biodynamic No
 
Bove

Since the Bove winery was founded in 1930 it has become one of the best producers in the region perfectly balancing tradition and innovation with quality and value. The estate comprises 60 hectares of well located vineyards under the watchful eye of oenologist Dott. Vittorio Festa. The low yields, rigorous grape selection, up-to-date vinification techniques and refined ageing of their red wines in oak barrels ensures a growing reputation for top-class wines.

The Bove style showcases elegant, fragrant white wines and well-textured, mellow reds delivering good typicity from the native Montepulciano grape - a vine of undeniable distinction that can make wines of irresistible character with a capacity to age and supple, smooth wines eminently drinkable when young.

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