Why we love it
This Montepulciano D’Abruzzo DOCG is named after the ancient name of the winery’s owner town, Notaresco; the first vintage was in 2003 and the wine is a blend of selected Montepulciano grapes from three different vineyards. This Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOCG is fermented in 500L first- and second-passage French oak barrels and then matured for 12 months in wood.
The result is a very complex Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOCG, with a complex nose with hints of blackberry and blueberry, then cloves, lavender and rosemary. The palate is elegant, full, perfectly balanced, soft, with a long finish. This wine is the perfect accompaniment for spicy dishes and mature cheeses.
The artisan who made it
Fattoria Nicodemi is located in Notaresco, in the heart of the Colline Teramane DOCG zone. The vineyards, at about 300 metres in altitude, protected by the Gran Sasso mountain and only 10 kilometres from the sea, enjoy an exceptional microclimate. The winery follows organic practices, without chemical herbicides, pesticides or fertilizers. Nicodemi is also the story of Alessandro and Elena, brother and sister, that took over in 2000 from their dad who followed the steps of their granddad. Nicodemi is the story of their family.
Fattoria Nicodemi philosophy is based on following the tradition using the most modern technologies. Their wines are proud voices of their unique terroir. They believe wine is made in the vineyards by nature, their role is only make the best us of what nature offers.
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