2019 Cataldi Madonna Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 'Malandrino'
Soft pressing, post fermentation maceration of 25 days with periodic pump-overs. After racking the wine undergoes malolactic fermentation in stainless steel.
The wine is aged for at least 12 months in a combination of cement vats and stainless steel, followed by at least 3 months in bottle. After the discovery and restoration of some historic cement tanks found at the winery, the wine became completely un-oaked from 2012.
Intense, clean and attractive aromas of black cherry, blueberry, plum and violet with almond flowers and walnut husks. Good body, well balanced, nice supple tannins, finish is persistent with flavors of black cherry and plum.