De Luca, Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Castello di Septe
A nice light red wine. Raspberry predominates, but not too sweet. Light body, short finish. Paired well with homemade Sicilian-style pizza.
Montepulciano is the second most planted red variety in Italy after Sangiovese, though it is achieving its highest potential in the region of Abruzzo. Consistently enticing and enjoyable, Montepulciano enjoys great popularity throughout central and southern Italy as well. A tiny bit grows with success in California, Argentina, and Australia. A Somm Secret—Montepulciano is also the name of a village in Tuscany where, confusingly, they don’t grow the Montepulciano grape at all! Sangiovese shines in yet another Tuscan village, here making the reputable wine called Vino Nobile di Montepulciano.
Winery: De Luca Winery – https://delucafinewines.com/collections/wine#
Wine Style: Wine – Still – Red – Italian Montepulciano d’Abruzzo
Country / Region / Sub-Region: Italy / Abruzzo / Montepulciano d’Abruzzo /
Rating (Vivino): 3.9/5
Bottle Size: 750mL