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Domaine Abbatucci Ministre Impérial Red wine 2020

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72,50 €
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The Ministre Imperial Collection cuvée by Jean-Charles Abbatucci comes from a blend of more than 7 old Corsican grape varieties such as Sciacarellu, Niellucciu, Carcajolu-Neru, Montaneccia, Morescono, Morescola, Aleatico. The production is tiny, no more than 2000 bottles and obviously at Abbatucci we are still faced with a magic bottle!

Ministre Impérial has been aged in lightning and half-muid of 600L for 12 months and then aged in stainless steel tanks for several months. This powerful and racy Corsican red is the result of all of these manipulations.

An ageing of at least 6 months, once bottled, is necessary for the proper development of this red wine.


This wine is served with

Ministre Impérial Abbatucci can be served with lamb leg, some game or rabbit stew. Serve at 18°C.

The domain

Domaine Abbatucci is one of the most renowned and ancient Corsican wines. It is located on the heights of the Taravo valley and offers a breathtaking view to visitors of the island. The Abbatucci family has made history and continues to cultivate its unique know-how and heritage.

COMTE ABBATUCCI: A UNIQUE TERROIR

The history of the Abbatucci wine estate goes back more than a century, but it was in the 1960s that Antoine Abbatucci noticed the threats to the island's privileged and preserved environment. President of the Chamber of Agriculture of Corsica at that time, he created a conservatory of Corsican grape varieties in order to preserve them as well as possible. He also had 18 different grape varieties planted at the Domaine Comte Abbatucci on a single plot. Jean Charles Abbatucci, his son who became a biodynamist, then helped him to encourage the cultivation of the emblematic grape varieties of the Corsican soil.

DOMAINE ABBATUCCI, IN HARMONY WITH NATURE

Domaine Comte Abbatucci cultivates mainly indigenous grape varieties such as Sciacarello, Nielluccio and Vermentino. The Abbatucci family has always had at heart to keep practices respectful of the vine and the soil, that's why the grape harvests are manual and only indigenous yeasts are used to vinify. The soil work at Domaine Abbatucci is constantly and conscientiously followed via biodynamic methods in order to produce high quality Abbatucci wine that promises a certain imprint of the Corsican terroir.

THE WINES OF ABBATUCCI

Abbatucci produces several cuvées such as Faustine, Valle di Nero, Monte Bianco or Alte Rosso. It also shines thanks to its cuvées of collection, in homage to the illustrious ancestors of the Abbatucci family. If the greediness of the Faustine cuvée works wonders, the structure and complexity of the Monte Bianco can also seduce you. For its part, the Imperial Minister Abbatucci deploys elegant notes of cinnamon and pomegranate while the General of the Revolution promises more spice and freshness. Finally, the Diplomate d'Empire vintage from Domaine Abbatucci is fleshy and frank in the mouth.

OTHER CORSICAN DOMAINS TO DISCOVER

Best Corsican wines with the wines from Domaine d'Alzipratu, Clos Canarelli, Domaine Gentile, Clos Venturi, Clos Culombu, Domaine Sant Armettu, Domaine Giacometti, Domaine Arena, Domaine de Vaccelli, Domaine Saparale, Domaine Yves Leccia, Domaine Comte Peraldi, Domaine Fiumicicoli, Castellu di Baricci, Domaine de la Punta, Domaine Zuria.

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