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Art Of Earth

Art Of Earth
2020 Montepulciano D’Abruzzo DOC

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork

Category: Regional Montepulciano d’ Abruzzo

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 13.5% RS: .4%
ICEA Certified Organic
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$15
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Art Of Earth
2020 Montepulciano D’Abruzzo DOC

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork

Category: Regional Montepulciano d’ Abruzzo

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 13.5% RS: .4%
Clear dusty garnet color. Aromas and flavors of chocolate covered dried cherry, rose petal, beeswax, and hint of sandalwood with a velvety, lively, dry medium body and a tingling, compelling, medium-long finish conveying notes of bing cherry, mulberry, cedar shavings, and leather and garden herbs with coating, grippy, drying, medium, well-integrated tannins. A chewy, even-tempered Italian red that will shine at the table with meaty pasta fare.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Old World
Aroma Aroma: chocolate covered dried cherry, rose petal, beeswax, and hint of sandalwood
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of bing cherry, mulberry, cedar shavings, and leather and garden herbs
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years with food and on its own
Recipes Pairing: Ribs, Beef Teriyaki, Steak Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A chewy, even-tempered Italian red that will shine at the table with meaty pasta fare.

The Producer or Importer

Mack & Schuhle Inc.

The Producer or  Importer
1221 Brickell Ave
Suite 770
Miami, FL 33181
USA
1 786-388-0660

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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.