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Ex Tax: £17.08

Gran Sasso - Montepulciano d`Abruzzo Colline Teramane `Alta Quota` 2012

Information

  • Country: Italy
  • Wine Region: Abruzzo
  • Wine Area: Montelpulciano d'Abruzzo
  • Wine Maker: Marco Flacco and Filippo Baccarlaro
  • Grape: Montepulciano
  • Grape Percentage: 100% Montepulciano
  • Alcohol Percentage: 13.5
  • Unit Quantity (ml): 750
  • Best To Drink: Drink Now
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Wine tasting notes

Dark in colour with a garnet rim. This is an inviting wine; notes of juicy plum combine with chocolate and the supple, well-knit tannins lead to a spicy, cherry finish.

Winery Information

Gran Sasso

The Gran Sasso wines are made by Valentino Sciotti and his team. Marco Flacco is the winemaker here, and he is advised by Alberto Antonini. Together, they ensure that the wines have freshness and vivacity which sets them apart from many in this area. Valentino and his team work closely with their growers to produce a deep-coloured, clean and plummy young Montepulciano as well as their

Vinification Notes

After pressing, the must was left in contact with the skins for about ten days to maximise colour and extraction of ripe tannins. The wine was then aged in barriques for ten months, blended and then aged further six months in 3,000 litre wooden vats. It remained in bottle for a further six months before release.