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A black skinned grape that is planted through the central and southern parts of Italy, Montepulciano is rarely found in northern Italy because it tends to ripen late. The grape will be quite green if harvested to early. When the is ripe, Montepulciano can produce wonderful wines with moderate acidity that are deep in color. Montepulciano is appreciated around the globe for its strong color, gentle tannins, and soft flavors. Montepulciano wines are most often enjoyed when they are young with a good meal. The Montepulciano grape ripens late and has a tendency to produce an abundance of yields. Montepulciano are on the plump side with a low skin to juice ratio. The skin has pigmented tannins and color producing phenols that produce pink cerasuolo wines or deep ruby colored reds when macerated. Montepulciano has a moderately low acid content and is softer than bitter edged tannins. Wine experts describe Montepulciano as producing plumy and weighty red round wines with ripe tannins, good acidity, and low price tags. Smooth drinkable wines will improve three to four years after vintage. Small quantities of Montepulciano are grown in Australia, the United States, and New Zealand. Some of the wines that have been produced are showing real promise, but are still recognized as being in the experimental stage of wine production.

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Barone Cornacchia Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2017

Barone Cornacchia Montepulciano d'Abruzzo is 90% Montepulciano 10% Sangiovese

Deep ruby red with violet-purple reflections.
Huge, fruity bouquet, black cherry and herb scented.
Lush currant fruit with velvety soft tannins and perfect fruit acid balance. A wine of great harmony and intensity. The finish is long and spicy.

Area of production: Torri di Torano Nuovo Harvest: October– by hand. Vinification: 15 to 18 days maceration on the skins with a daily pumping over of the juice. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel at 28-30 °C. Alcohol: 13% by vol.

Grilled or roasted white and red meats, dishes flavored with mushrooms, garlic and rosemary. Excellent with polenta dishes and game.

Barone Cornacchia Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2018

Barone Cornacchia Montepulciano d'Abruzzo is 90% Montepulciano 10% Sangiovese

Deep ruby red with violet-purple reflections.
Huge, fruity bouquet, black cherry and herb scented.
Lush currant fruit with velvety soft tannins and perfect fruit acid balance. A wine of great harmony and intensity. The finish is long and spicy.

Area of production: Torri di Torano Nuovo Harvest: October– by hand. Vinification: 15 to 18 days maceration on the skins with a daily pumping over of the juice. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel at 28-30 °C. Alcohol: 13% by vol.

Grilled or roasted white and red meats, dishes flavored with mushrooms, garlic and rosemary. Excellent with polenta dishes and game.

Cortenova Montepulciano d' Abruzzo 2017

Cortenova Montepulciano d' Abruzzo is made from 100% Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

Deep ruby red color with violet highlights and a pleasant and fruity bouquet. Full bodied, soft tannins and good acidity.

Excellent with pasta dishes and red meats.

Miracoli Borgo Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2018

A bright ruby red color with a violet hue. It offers a soft and pleasant vinous bouquet with a fruity reminiscent of Montepulciano grape. A dry, smooth, well-balanced flavor with a bitter aftertaste. Velvety tannins and a good acid balance. Lingering on the finish

.It will accompany all meals, such as poultry and various meat dishes, as well as cheese and cold cuts.v

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