2018 Cornacchia Montepulciano D'Abruzzo

90 Points John Caro
In stock
A fresh and richly fruited Montepulciano (red wine) 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.
$22.99 in mixed 6+ or $25.99 per bottle



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

90/100 Vinous, Ian D'Agata (2016 vintage)

"Bright red. Smoky, flinty red cherry and herbs on nose and palate. Clean and bright, featuring round tannins and a long, tactile finish. Simple but offers lots of juicy early appeal and sneaky concentration. Made with organically grown grapes."

Variety Montepulciano
Region Abruzzo
Closure Cork
Volume 750ml
Maturity 2020 - 2023

This Wine Goes Well With

with BBQ
with PORK



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