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2005 Monti Montepulciano D'abruzzoBlend from Italy


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  • 90 Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
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"Winemaking consultant Riccardo Cotarella has changed this once burly, almost uncivilized wine to a more sophisticated, pure, polished, generously endowed offering. Monti's dense purple-colored 2005 Montepulciano d'Abruzzo (includes 5% Sangiovese in the blend) was aged in large oak foudres prior to bottling. It offers vivid blackberry, melted licorice, pepper, and herb characteristics along with a full-bodied, powerful yet pure, supple-textured style. Drink it over the next 2-3 years."

Product Detail

Item # 40905
Country Italy
Region Abruzzi
Sub-Region Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

90 - Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Vintage 2005
Color Red
ABV 13.0%
Varietal(s) Montepulciano, Sangiovese
Size 750mL
Closure Cork
Taste tannin, tobacco, dark fruit, red fruit, strawberry and raspberry
Nose red fruit, currant, cherry, leather, asparagus and green pepper