Story of the Wine:
Talamonti is a private winery started in 2001 to exploit the unrealised potential of the Abruzzo region and is based in the north of the region. The Trebbiano d’Abruzzo grape is one of a number of varieties using the name Trebbiano, but does not appear to be related to any of them. Although usually a simple wine it can, nonetheless, be one of character, when well made.
Talamonti produce around 100,000 bottles of Trebbiano
Grape(s): 100% Trebbiano d’Abruzzo
Area: From vineyards near the village of Loreto Aprutino in the province of Pescara in Abruzzo
Av. age of the vines: 15-20 years
Vine density: 2,500 vines per ha.
Training System: Pergola Abruzzese
Harvest: First week in September
Vinification: There is a 10-12 day fermentation in stainless steel vats at 18-200C after a 4-5 hour maceration at 10-120C.
Ageing: Kept for 3 months in stainless steel vats.
Pack size: 6x75cl Stelvin closure
Regional dish suggested by the producer for this wine: Brodetto di Pesce Adriatic fish broth – this is “poor man’s” fish soup, using many different fish, often the cheapest that can be afforded and then cooked in layers with water and wine and served over toasted bread
Descriptions for Wine List
1) On the nose a distinct touch of apples and peaches and followed by a firm ripe flavour on the palate and a crisp finish.
2) The Trebbiano grape when handled with attention in the vineyard and care in the winery can produce excellent dry white of simplicity and elegance. New winery Talamonti is realising its potential with such wines. On the nose a distinct touch of apples and peaches and followed by a firm ripe flavour on the palate and a crisp finish.
Country: Italy Region: Loreto Aprutino - Abruzzo Grape: 100% Trebbiano d'Abruzzo Product code: 2054 Pack size: 6x75cl
This private winery was established in 2001 to realise the true potential of Abruzzo's vineyards, especially the under-rated Montepulciano grape. The winemaker, Lucio Matricardi previously worked at top estates in Tuscany and brings with him into this young team a blend of modern expertise and tradition.