Podere Castorani - Cadetto label

Podere Castorani - Cadetto 2017

Red Wine

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Item# 83047A-17

Product Ratings

James Suckling 91pt


With over 200 years of history Podere Castorani spreads across 75 acres of lush countryside in the province of Pescara, Italy, between Majella National Park and the Adriatic Sea. The estate’s principal grape varieties are Montepulciano d'Abruzzo in red and Trebbiano d'Abruzzo in white. The partners regularly test new grape varieties in a perpetual search for the fullest expression of the terroir. At Podere Castorani, their pursuit of excellence can only be satisfied through respect for traditional expertise.

Technical data

Alcohol volume: 13% vol.
Variety: Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 100%.
Training system: traditional overhead trellis system "pergola" of Abruzzo region.
Yield per hectare: 12 t/ha.
Harvest: by hand in October, accurate grape selection.
Vinification: fermentation a 28º C with frequent pump-over "délestages", and maceration for over 14 days in 150 hl vats.
Malolactic Fermentation: complete.
Ageing: 12 months in concrete tank.


Hand harvested in October the grapes are fermented with manual pump-overs to improve the extraction of the color and the varietal aromas. Maceration takes place for 14 days in concrete tanks after which the wine is aged for 24 months.