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Contempo

Contempo
2022 Montepulciano D’abruzzo DOC

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork

Category: Regional Montepulciano d’ Abruzzo

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 13% RS: 4%
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$9
Best Buy

Contempo
2022 Montepulciano D’abruzzo DOC

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork

Category: Regional Montepulciano d’ Abruzzo

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 13% RS: 4%
Dusty ruby color. Aromas and flavors of black and red cherry, leather, tomato, and fennel seed with a velvety, lively, dry medium body and a warming, interesting, medium-long finish displaying notes of red and black cherry, cigar box and leather, tomato leaf, and italian garden herbs with drying, woody, grippy, medium tannins and light oak flavor. Forgetta bout the other wines that you have sitting around, you found your Thursday pasta night wine right here.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Old World
Aroma Aroma: black and red cherry, leather, tomato, and fennel seed
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of red and black cherry, cigar box and leather, tomato leaf, and italian garden herbs
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now with food
Recipes Pairing: Ribs, Beef Teriyaki, Steak Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Forgetta bout the other wines that you have sitting around, you found your Thursday pasta night wine right here.

The Importer

Boutique Bev

The Importer
1319 Military Cutoff Rd. Ste CC #220
Wilmington, NC 28405
USA
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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.