Carletto Montepulciano D'Abruzzo 2017
HARVEST AND VINIFICATION NOTES
Smooth and elegant red wine made from Montepulciano grapes grown in the Abruzzo region in central Italy. The rugged, hilly terrain of the Apennine Mountains provides the firm character for this excellent wine.
It is ruby red in color and has bold inviting aromas of cherries and spices that explode from the glass to offer a fine, fresh, and well-orchestrated palate.
•Varietal content: 100% Montepulciano D’Abruzzo
•Alcohol level: 13% by volume
A perfect complement to soups, cheeses, grilled meats, and spicy sauces.
HOW TO SERVE
Just below room temperature, around 64° F in a wide-bowl red wine glass.
Italy's Abruzzo region is situated halfway up the "boot", facing the Adriatic Sea to the east and the Apennine Mountains to the west. Thought cartographically the area looks to be centrally located, it has historically been considered part of the southern territory. Wine production is concentrated to the areas bordering the Marche to the north, the Molise to the south, and the terrain below the Apennine Mountains. The Montepulciano grape varietal has been flourishing in the Abruzzo region since the 18th century.
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