Abruzzo Wine Italy 1 Items
- Wilfred Wong of Wine.com 1
- Jeb Dunnuck 1
- Vinous 1
- James Suckling clear Publication filter
- Standard (750ml) clear Special Designation filter
Gift Type Any
Availability Ships Anytime
Size & Type Standard (750ml)
Rare & Collectible Any
Reviewed By James Suckling
Sort By Most Popular
La Valentina Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2020Montepulciano from Abruzzo, Italy
3.8 14 Ratings17 99Ships today if ordered in next 5 hoursLimit 0 per customerSold in increments of 0
Learn about Abruzzo wine, common tasting notes, where the region is and more ...
A warm, Mediterranean vine-growing paradise, in Abruzzo, the distance from mountains to seaside is relatively short. The Apenniness, which run through the center of Italy, rise up on its western side while the Adriatic Sea defines its eastern border.
Wine composition tends to two varieties: Abruzzo’s red grape, Montepulciano and its white, Trebbiano. Montepulciano d’Abruzzo can come in a quaffable, rustic and fruity style that generally drinks best young. It is also capable of making a more serious style, where oak aging tames its purely wild fruit.
Trebbiano in Abruzzo also comes in a couple of varieties. Trebbiano Toscana makes a simple and fruity white. However when meticulously tended, the specific Trebbiano d’Abruzzo-based white wines can be complex and long-lived.
In the region’s efforts to focus on better sites and lower yields, vine acreage has decreased in recent years while quality has increased.