Monti Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2005

Red Wine from Southern Italy, Italy

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Item No. 96602
  • RP90
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Winemaker's Notes

Made from 95% Montepulciano and 5% Sangiovese.

Unfined and unfiltered to preserve all its fleshy fruit flavors, this wine has a dark inky color and intense aromas of ripe blackberry, cherry and herbs, followed by licorice, black pepper and smoke. Generous yet pure on the palate with ripe, round tannins, excellent structure and delicate acidity. Recommended with rich pastas, game, sausages, stews and grilled meats. The perfect barbecue wine.

90 Points

"Vivid blackberry, melted licorice, pepper, and herb characteristics along with a full-bodied, powerful yet pure, supple-textured style."
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(9/29/2010)
This wine was disgusting! It smelled and tasted like nail polish remover....The worst tasting wine I have ever had!
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Monti is a small estate in the region of Abruzzo. Since its inception, the Monti family winery had been operated by brothers Antonio and Elio until Elio passed away in 2002. The brothers had always been traditionalists in the production of Abruzzo's noble varietal, Montepulciano. The Monti estate is located near Teranio, approximately 100 miles east of Rome. Here the mix of...

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Learn About Southern Italy

Abruzzi, Puglia, & Campania Abruzzi Kind of central, kind of southern, this region is best known for it's wine, Montapulciano d'Abruzzi - this wine is made from the Montelpulciano grape, unlike Vino Nobile di Montelpulciano, made with a Sangiovese clone in the region of Montelpuliciano. The Montelpulciano grape is happiest here in Abruzzi and the wine is rustic, yet soft...

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Learn About Other Red Wine

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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