2015 Le Vigne di Faraone Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

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2015 Le Vigne di Faraone Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

From: Abruzzo, Italy

Grape Varietal: Montepulciano

Tasting Notes: Well-balanced wine, almost purple in the glass, with heady aromas of blackberry and black cherry. More fruits of the forest with notes of tobacco and liquorice follow on the palate, while silky-smooth tannins and a refreshing acidity ensure a long, pleasing finish. Even better in a few years’ time.

Pairing: Cured Meats and Pizza

Founded in the 1930s, the Faraone farm started growing Montepulciano, Sangiovese, Passerina and Pecorino. From 1970 he began to bottle his own wines such as Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, Trebbiano d'Abruzzo, Cerasuolo. All DOC or DOCG Colline Teramane wines. Also wines from the territory with the Collepietro IGT label.