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Martin Ulisse

Martin Ulisse
2015 Signature Collection, Montepulciano d’Abruzzo

Pair this wine with:
Beef

Category: Regional Montepulciano d’ Abruzzo

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 13.5% RS: <1%
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$18.99

Martin Ulisse
2015 Signature Collection, Montepulciano d’Abruzzo

Pair this wine with:
Beef

Category: Regional Montepulciano d’ Abruzzo

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 13.5% RS: <1%
Garnet black color. Floral, inviting aromas and flavors of boysenberry jam, rose petals, gardenia, root beer, and vanilla mousse with a velvety, vibrant, fruity medium body and an intricate, long finish with accents of clove, blueberry sorbet, blood orange, and pomegranate with medium, well-integrated tannins and moderate oak flavor. A delicious Montepulciano with lush fruits and heady florals.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Spicy & Complex & Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: boysenberry jam, rose petals, gardenia, root beer, and vanilla mousse
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of clove, blueberry sorbet, blood orange, and pomegranate
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-6 years on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Prime Rib Au Jus, Beef Teriyaki, Steak Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A delicious Montepulciano with lush fruits and heady florals.

The Importer

Martin Ulisse Imports

The Importer
2801 Holly Rd
Corpus Christi, TX 78415
USA
1 361-853-2656

Regional Montepulciano d Abruzzo

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
Montepulciano d'Abruzzo is a red wine from the Abruzzo region made exclusively from the Montepulciano grape. Often light purple in color with aromas of blackberry and other black fruits, most examples are medium-bodied with medium-weight tannins and distinctive black pepper and spice notes.

Most examples of Montepulciano d'Abruzzo are made by large cooperative producers; these wines are light and offer simple pleasure. Enjoy these wines young and fresh.

A handful of smaller producers have begun to craft more full-bodied, age worthy versions of this wine; many of these are aged in small oak barrels. The best examples from traditional producers can stand the test of time, as they drink well for twenty to thirty years.