Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, caratteristiche e abbinamenti

Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, characteristics and pairings

Montepulciano (not to be confused with Nobile di Montepulciano which is Tuscan) is a black grape variety grown mainly in the Marche , Molise and Abruzzo regions . In the Marche it occupies the first place among the black grape varieties, together with Sangiovese. Almost twin vines that complement each other well and together play leading roles in different appellations.

In fact, many Marche wines are obtained from a blend of the two vines, the majority presence of one or the other determines the style of the wine: more Montepulciano for powerful wines, more Sangiovese for sweet and fruity wines.

Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, characteristics

Montepulciano d'Abruzzo gives life to ruby ​​red wines, which tend to garnet with ageing. On the palate it is vinous , fruity , with hints of ripe red fruits and spices, tannic and full- bodied .

Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, pairings

Montepulciano d'Abruzzo goes very well with dishes with strong flavours, such as lamb meat and sheep arrosticini , typical dishes of the Abruzzo tradition, but it is also the ideal companion for first courses with strong-tasting sauces, such as ragù , or toppings with sausage , bacon , boar meat, etc. It is also perfect with seasoned and savory cheeses .

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