Cerasuolo d’Abruzzo DOC
100% Montepulciano d’Abruzzo. Fantini Cerasuolo d’Abruzzo DOC is bright pink in color, intense and persistent aroma, fruity with hints of strawberry. Medium-bodied, balanced, intense and with great persistence.
“The goal of the winery is to produce wines that are an excellent value and quality and can be enjoyed by all wine aficionados.”
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Most recent awards
- 2017 | James Suckling90
- 2017 | Vinous90
- 2016 | Ultimate Wine Challenge92
- 2013 | Luca Maroni93
- 2013 | Tastings88
- 2014 | Wine Spectator87
100% Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
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Selected yeast, locally harvested
12 °C (53.6 °F)
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Near Ortona, Abruzzo
1-3 hectares (2.47 - 7.4 acres)
Clay and limestone
230-430 (750-1,400 feet) above sea level
1,800-2,500 plant per hectare
3-6 tons per hectare
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Bright pink in color, intense and persistent aromas, fruity with hints of strawberry. Medium bodied, balanced, and intense, with a great persistence.
Best served at 6-8 °C (42.-46.4 °F).
Pairs well with first and second courses, white meats and cheese. Excellent with grilled fish or fish soups.
Up to 2 years