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Terre di Poggio

Terre di Poggio
2017 Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork

Category: Regional Montepulciano d’ Abruzzo

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 13%
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$10.99
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Terre di Poggio
2017 Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork

Category: Regional Montepulciano d’ Abruzzo

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 13%
Black violet color. Aromas and flavors of no. 2 pencil, plums, roasted carrots with cinnamon, licorice, and sweet black tea with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a warming, charming, medium-length finish with shades of rhubarb cobbler and diced tomatoes. A juicy, made-for-food Montepulciano with big fruit and a steak-friendly body.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth & Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: number 2 pencil, plums, roasted carrots with cinnamon, licorice, and sweet black tea
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with shades of rhubarb cobbler and diced tomatoes
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now with food
Recipes Pairing: Ribs, Beef Teriyaki, Steak Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A juicy, made-for-food Montepulciano with big fruit and a steak-friendly body.

The Importer

Joseph Victori Wines & Co., Inc.

The Importer
17 Prospect Street
Huntington, NY 11743
USA
1 631-423-8500

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.