• Grape
  • mon-ta-pull-chee-anno

A popular Italian red grape found mostly labeled as Montepulciano d’Abruzzo. The best examples deliver complex black fruit flavors and a smoky-sweet finish.

Primary Flavors

  • Red Plum

  • Blackberry

  • Dried Thyme

  • Baking Spices

  • Mesquite

Taste Profile

  • Dry
  • Medium-Full Body
  • Medium-High Tannin
  • Medium-High Acidity
  • 11.5–13.5% ABV


  • Serving Temp Room
    60–68°F / 16–20°C
  • Glass TypeOversized
  • Decant 1 Hour
  • Ageability10+ years
  • Avg Price $18.00

Food Pairing

An amazing wine to pair alongside sausages of all kinds from the smoked Andouille found on a meat lover's pizza to those sweet Italian sausages flavored with fennel.

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