Cataldi Madonna Tonì Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2018

Cataldi Madonna Tonì Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2018

A lovely racy, traditional nose with fine complexity. There are notes of wild black plums and more slightly wild dark berries combined with touches of olive tree, sage as well as fine hints of violet, bigarreau cherry and a discreet note of dry local earth and blond tobacco. The palate is fruity and offers minerality,…

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Cataldi Madonna – Girovago 2019 – Montepulciano d’Abruzzo

Cataldi Madonna – Girovago 2019 – Montepulciano d’Abruzzo

A pretty elegant nose, a nice controlled richness, some power, racy, purity. There are notes of creamy blackberry, bigarreau cherry and more lightly liquorice combined with fine touches of crushed strawberry as well as discrete hints of liquorice with a subtle hint of almost sage/local grove. The palate is fruity, minerality, a nice controlled richness,…

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Cataldi Madonna Malandrino Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2020

Cataldi Madonna Malandrino Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2020

The nose is fresh, with a hint of spice/smoothness and lovely ripe, fresh fruit. There are notes of fresh cherry/pulp, fleshy red plum/pulp and more lightly crushed purple plum combined with fine touches of crushed red berries and a discreet hint of liquorice/badian. The palate is fruity, mineral, fresh, well-defined, precise, aromatically pure, crystalline and…

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Cataldi Madonna Piè delle Vigne Cerasuolo d’Abruzzo 2019

Cataldi Madonna Piè delle Vigne Cerasuolo d’Abruzzo 2019

The nose is fruity, finely concentrated, fine grained, racy, fresh and pure in flavour. There are notes of pulpy cherry, fresh/pulpy red plum and, more slightly, pulpy peach combined with hints of fresh red berries and a discreet hint of violet and liquorice. The palate is fruity, with juiciness, minerality, energy and tension. On the…

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Cantina Zaccagnini Clematis IGT Colline Pescaresi 2014

Cantina Zaccagnini Clematis IGT Colline Pescaresi 2014

The nose is fruity, with some controlled power. There are notes of black cherry confit, crushed black plum and more lightly fig combined with fine hints of strawberry confit, a fine hint of date, nutmeg, blond tobacco and a hint of star anise, almost a discreet floral hint and a fine hint of cardamom. The…

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Cantina Zaccagnini Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2019

Cantina Zaccagnini Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2019

The nose is fruity, finely concentrated, racy and very powerful. There are notes of pulpy black cherry/blackberry, violet plum and, more slightly, fleshy blackcurrant, combined with fine touches of violet, cherry blossom, as well as fine hints of chocolate, toasted hazelnut and a very discreet touch of black olive, dry earth and vanilla. The palate…

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Paride D’Angelo Montepulciano D’Abruzzo Bio 2020

Paride D’Angelo Montepulciano D’Abruzzo Bio 2020

The nose is fruity, with a certain controlled strength and a fine spicy edge. There are notes of fresh blackberry, wild berries and, more slightly, olive tree, combined with fine hints of sage, wild red fruits and a discreet hint of toast. The palate is fruity and offers some minerality, freshness, accuracy, a nice mineral…

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Tenuta Morganti Montepulciano d’Abruzzo in Anfora 2020

Tenuta Morganti Montepulciano d’Abruzzo in Anfora 2020

The nose is fruity and offers with a certain complexity. There are notes of blackberry, roasted thyme and, more slightly, roasted cherry combined with delicate touches of strawberry as well as fine hints of star anise, blueberry and a subtle touch of vanilla. The palate is fresh, with balanced minerality, juiciness, good definition, purity, linearity…

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Talamonti Trabocchetto Tre Saggi Montepulciano D’Abruzzo Riserva 2018

Talamonti Trabocchetto Tre Saggi Montepulciano D’Abruzzo Riserva 2018

The nose is fruity, elegant, racy and offers some creaminess and power, nice definition and management of its richness. There are notes of bright blueberry, crushed plum and more slightly crème de cassis associated with hints of pulpy/roasted cherry as well as fine points of violet, sense of place and a discreet hint of black…

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Tenuta I Fauri Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Vigna Santa Cecilia Riserva 2018

Tenuta I Fauri Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Vigna Santa Cecilia Riserva 2018

The nose is fresh, fruity, with a nice maturity. There are notes of pulpy/juicy yellow peach, quince and, more slightly, honeysuckle combined with fine touches of spices, yellow fruits and a very discreet, almost honeyed point. The palate is fruity, juicy, fresh, well-defined, mineral, and a little crystalline, racy. On the palate, this wine expresses…

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