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2015 Cornacchia Montepulciano D'Abruzzo

2015 Cornacchia Montepulciano D'Abruzzo

91 Points Antonio Galloni's Vinous
2015 Cornacchia Montepulciano D'Abruzzo
91 Points Antonio Galloni's Vinous

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A fresh and bright-fruited Montepulciano from a quality traditional producer, who now uses organic methods. Cornacchia's vineyard soils are stony and calcerous, which makes them well-drained in addition to the aromatic brightness added by the presence of lime. With an altitude of 240 metres, these closely managed and certified organic sites offer perfect conditions for a beautifully balanced and food-orientated Montepulciano D'Abruzzo.

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$21.99 in mixed 6+ or $24.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Montepulciano

Its Origins

In the province of Teramo the estate dominates the fertile valley of the Vibrata, lying at 240 meters above sea level. The soil is calcareous and stony which is excellent for drainage. The moderating breezes from the sea which is 15 km from the estate allow for perfect ripening. Baron Filippo Cornacchia stated growing Montepucliano vines at the end of the 19th Century and is considered the pioneer in the aging and bottling of Montepulciano in Abruzzo. Cornacchia currently has 32 hectares of vineyard.. The Le Coste vineyard has full southern exposure with its own special microclimate .Vines are 30 to 40 years old. Only grapes coming from this vineyard are used.

What The Critics Say

Vinous, Ian D'Agata

" Dark purple-ruby. Fresh fruity aromas of violet and dark berries. Then bright, juicy and fresh, with similar flavors of the aromas, lifted by harmonious, lively acidity. Finishes juicy and long, leaving the palate bright and clean. A really lovely entry-level Montepulciano d’Abruzzo made from organic grapes."

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Montepulciano

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Abruzzo

  • Closure

    Cork

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Alcohol

    13.50%

This Wine Goes Well With

with BBQ
with PORK
with POULTRY

Taste

3

Delivery & Returns

We deliver throughout New Zealand and to some locations overseas. Our deliveries are made by trusted third party carriers. For further details on prices and delivery options please go to DELIVERY INFORMATION section of our site.

If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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