The grapes to produce Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC “Feudi d’Albe” Bove underwent skin maceration for one week, before fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures. Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC “Feudi d’Albe” Bove was left to mature for a further 12 months in stainless steel tanks and concrete vats. 15% was aged in oak, adding subtle complexity to the final blend.
The estate comprises 60 hectares of well located vineyard which are cultivated under the watchful eye of oenologist Dr Vittorio Festa. The vines are trained according to the traditional overhead trellis system called Pergola Abruzzese and are grown in marl and clay soils. The grapes are rigorously selected at harvest time ensuring the optimum maturity and flavour profile have been met. The Bove style is to make well-textured, mellow reds showing good typicity from the native grape.
Bove winery comprises 60 hectares of well located vineyards under the watchful eye of oenologist Dott. Vittorio Festa. Since the winery was founded in 1930 it has become one of the best producers in the region perfectly balancing tradition and innovation with quality and value. The low yields, rigorous grape selection, up-to-date vinification techniques and refined ageing of their red wines in oak barrels ensures a growing reputation for top-class wines. The Bove style showcases elegant, fragrant white wines and well-textured, mellow reds delivering good typicity from the native Montepulciano grape – a vine of undeniable distinction that can make wines of irresistible character with a capacity to age and supple, smooth wines eminently drinkable when young.