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  • #1 Italian Red Wine of the Year 2017- Luca Maroni
  • An ingenious balancing act between elegance & opulence.
  • A legendary wine at an unbelievable price.

Tasting Notes

Colour Purple-Red
Nose The bouquet is big, intense and persistent, packed with dried flowers, raisin, black cherries, coca and forest floor.
Palate Thick and inky, binding together figs, leather and juicy blackberries with a complex tannin structure. Stylishly velvet smooth, with a brooding underlying power.
Food Pairing Wild boar ragout & homemade pasta.
Cellaring 10-15 Years
Notes Tenuta Ulisse are focused on making high quality, top class wines with native grape varietals.Grown on very old vines in the Lanciano area, with high temperatures and very little rainfall all year round. Grapes are hand picked and aged for 9-12 months in French and American oak.
Variety Montepulciano
Body Full Bodied
Oak Type French & American
Vintage 2016
Region Abruzzo
Country Italy
Sustainability Certified Organic
Alcohol 14.0%
Bottle Size 750ml (Bottle)
Closure Cork
Located in the east coast of central Italy, Abruzzo is a wine region which dates back to the sixth century B.C., when the Etruscans first introduced viticulture to the region, but went into decline for many centuries until about 50 years ago. Since then, there has been ample attempt to revive the viticulture of the beautiful region of Abruzzo, which is surrounded by mountains and is home to many national parks and forests.

Although the most favorable grape growing conditions can be found in the low hills of Teramo, the whole region boasts of perfect conditions for viticulture. As a result of various minerals found in the soil structure, bountiful sunshine, moderate rainfall and cool temperatures at night, the region produces grapes which are bursting with full flavour. The three DOC produced in Abruzzo are the Contro Guerra, Trebbiano d'Abruzzo, Montepulciano d'Abruzzo and the one DOCG is Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Colline Teramane. The main grapes used here are red montepulciano and white Trebbiano.
Luca Maroni
(2015 Vintage) The depth of its impenetrable purple-bluish are visually staggering...The extract is maximally concentrated, and its majestic, dense, tannic apex is balanced by the softness, the vivid gustatory acidity and the pulpy native grape, able to compose a flavour of perfect roundness and souplesse. The aroma and taste integrity is absolutely shining, as well as the gloriously juicy and archetypically considerable raw material. Certainly, among the best Montepulciano D’Abruzzo ever, a champion of analytical and sensory quality simply unattainable and dazzling


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