Tasting Notes: A ruby red Montepulciano d’Abruzzo with reflections of garnet. On the nose and palate this wine is intense, peristent and fruity. The fruits range from hints of red fruit to dark, with marasca cherry and prunes leading the way, while a delightful complexity is brought to the drinker through hints of spice and vanilla. It is full-bodied, round and soft but with a balancing freshness and bright tannins.
Born from the co-op, Cantina Sociale di Ortona, Caldora is a very young business based in the province of Chieti in Italy’s Abruzzo region. This is a historic cooperative with over 1500 hectares of cultivated land and around 700 farmers. Striving to reduce the yield per hectare, Caldora was created as the cooperative’s ‘Progetto Qualità’ (Quality Project) whereby vineyards were selected from all the various terroirs belonging to the coop, which due to specific position, grapes and age of vines, gave the best quality guarantee. The rigorous quality checks of this project mean that today a total of around 200 hectares of high quality fruit, contribute to making Caldora’s delicious wines.