The estate was founded in 1981 by Gianni Masciarelli, a pioneer wine producer in his
native region of Abruzzo who raised the quality and reputation of the local grape
varieties - the red Montepulciano d'Abruzzo and the white Trebbiano d'Abruzzo.
Masciarelli's wines, which have earned numerous Gambero Rosso awards, appeal to
expert and novice alike. The wines are worthy of the memory of The grapes were
macerated for 24 hours and then fermented and aged for 20 months in stainless steel.
Hints of smoke, dusty florals and dark berries are well integrated on the palate and
pleasantly persistent finish. Controlled temperature fermentation and aging in
stainless steel. Medium pronounced aromas. Fruity, flowery with hints of red cherry
and rose petals. After gentle pressing, the must was clarified using cold static
decanting. The wine was fermented and aged in temperature controlled stainless steel
tanks. The wine displays the characteristic aromas and flavors of stone fruits with
slight hints of florals. Controlled temperature fermentation and aging in stainless steel.
Straw-yellow with greenish glints. Fragrant nose with hints of apples and apricots. Gianni, who worked tirelessly to
secure his legacy as one of the true innovators in the Italian wine industry before his untimely passing in summer of
2008. Today, Masciarelli is the largest organically farmed estate in Italy.