Il Vecchio Priore Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC Riserva

Variety of grape

Montepulciano 100%


15 % vol

For almost forty years we produce this wine, trying to preserve all those peculiarities, belonging to the history of our winery. This is a wine of exceptional quality, produced only during the great vintage years, through vinification of our best grapes from vineyards located in the best areas of the beautiful hills of Collecorvino. The wine’s red colour is remarkable with Bordeaux-red reflections. To the nose is extremely intense and richly endowed with spicy scents that are linked to the evolution of the fragrances. On the palate, the wine expresses a dense and full flavour, richly fruited and supported by an impressive stock of tannins, which means that this wine can be aged at length.

Tasting card

  • Grapes: Montepulciano
  • Red wine obtained from 100% Montepulciano grapes.
  • Fermented in vitrified concrete tanks and aged for 12 months in large barrels.
  • The nose is intense and full of aromas of red fruits and spices.
  • Full-bodied and complex palate, richly fruity and supported by elegant tannins.
  • Wine suitable for important dishes such as meat stew, game and grilled meat.
  • Produced only in the great vintages. Long aging wine.
  • Serve at 16° ÷ 18°C.

Additional information

Wine appellation

Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC

Variety of grape

Montepulciano 100%

Type of wine

Red wine

Exposure and Altitude

South – West 300 m a.s.l.

Type of soil

Calcareous marl rich in white moraine and alluvial stone

Production method and planting density

Spurred cordon with 4.400 vines/hectare

Yield per hectare

80 q

Epoca e tipologia di Raccolta

Second ten days of October; manual picking

Alcoholic fermentation

In vitrified concrete tanks

Maceration period

15 days

Maturation process

In 45 hl oak barrels for 12 months

Malolactic fermentation



15 % vol

Bottling period

Two years after the grape harvest