The word Montepulciano is the most confusing word in Italian wines. Montepulciano d' Abruzzo, is a red grape from the Region of Abruzzo.
The words mean: Montepulciano from Abruzzo
Montepulciano from Abruzzo
Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, is a red wine made from the Sangiovese grape made in the Tuscan town of Montepulciano.
The words mean.
Nobile Wine from Montepulciano Now let's just talk about Montepulciano d' Abruzzo. Big fruity wines, Blackberries, dark fruits. Easy drinking. If you like California Cabernets you will like Montepulciano d' Abruzzo.
We have Five wineries that feature this wine:
1. Marramiero in Abruzzo. A very high-end winery started by Dante Marramiero and Antonio Chiavaroli. Dante has passed away. Antonio is the driving force. Great wines expressing the creativity of Dante Marrariero and his love of Dante Alighieri. Inferi wine. 2. Cantina Miglianico. It is a coop that produces great value for everyday wines. Their signature wine is Il Fondatore, in honor of their founder. Also Montupoli, a vineyard in Abruzzo 3. Catabbo in Molise. The region just south of Abruzzo was part of Abruzzo until 1963. It produces wines from the Montepulciano grape. A small family winery.
4. Podere Frontino with six hectares in Bucchianico.. The Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Podere Frontino, aims at the maximum enhancement of the potential of the Teatino territory, keeping alive the attention to the search for quality.
5. Torre dei Beati, twenty one hectares The vineyards raise towards the 3000 meters of the Gran Sasso d’Italia, the highest mountain of the Apennine range. This particular position gives the vineyard a warm wind coming up from the sea during the day and cold air coming down from the mountain at night, especially during the last month of the maturation, when the Gran Sasso is usually blanketed by snow.