La Valentina Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Spelt 2001

Red Wine from Italy

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Item No. 88230
  • red wine
  • RP91
  • WS90
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Winemaker's Notes

"The 2001 Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Spelt, very penetrating and intense in its aromas of plum and blackberry fruit, minerals, and Mediterranean brush, is equally long and vigorous on the palate, firm in its texture and with slightly grainy tannins which suggest that the wine needs a bit of bottle time and patience. Drink: 2007-2016."
-Wine Advocate

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La Valentina owns and rents a total of 30 hectares of vineyards at 200 to 300 metres altitude in the rolling Abruzzo hills, just inland from the port of Pescara on the Adriatic coast.The area benefits from a special microclimate, taking advantage of cool breezes from the mountains and the maritime winds from the Adriatic.The vineyards are impeccable, on clay and gravel soil, they...

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