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Illuminati Zanna, Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Colline Teramane Riserva DOCG, Italy

Wine Notes

Was previously labelled as Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC.

Average Price $32 (USD)
(Approx, ex-tax, all vintages)

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Over all vintages, this was the 8893rd most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 8548th

Price History for Illuminati Zanna, Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Colline Teramane Riserva DOCG, Italy
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Grape Variety: Montepulciano

Montepulciano is a red wine grape variety grown widely in central Italy, most notably its eastern Abruzzo, Marche and Molise regions. The variety was named after the Tuscan parish of Montepulciano, but, confusingly, is not used in the famous wines produced there (see Vino Nobile di Montepulciano).

Globally appreciated for their soft flavors, strong color and gentle tannins, Montepulciano wines are typically best consumed in their youth and with food. The deep purple juice of Montepulciano grapes is used in varying proportions to produce wines under roughly 50 of Italy's DOC and DOCG titles. Although sometimes used on its own, it also responds well to blending with other varieties, ... more

Region Hierarchy
  • Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Colline Teramane wine region

    Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Colline Teramane is Abruzzo’s jewel in the crown, a fact confirmed by its promotion to DOCG status in 2003. Situated in Central Italy, its name (Colline Teramane) means hills of Teramo, and it is thanks to this prime hilly site with outstanding growing conditions that the Montepulciano d’Abruzzo gem can shine.

    This territory in the province of Teramo, with its special microclimate and good soil structure, is located between the high peaks of the Gran Sasso National Park ... more

  • Abruzzo DOCG wine region

    Abruzzo is home to just DOCG wine. Please see Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Colline Teramane for more information.

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