2007 Valle Reale Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

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91 points Robert Parker: "The 2007 Montepulciano d'Abruzzo is impressive in the way it coats the palate with masses of dark fruit, flowers, tobacco, chocolate and cinnamon. This full-bodied, generous Montepulciano will drink beautifully for at least several years. Hints of chocolate linger on the finish. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2017." (08/10) According to the Wine Spectator: "Ripe notes of black plum and cherry follow through to hints of cedar and spice on a medium frame. Well-balanced, showing fine length. Drink now." (Web only, 2007)

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Staff Image By: Greg St. Clair | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 8/17/2011 | Send Email
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After "tasting" this wine a while ago, I decided I needed to sit down and experience "drinking" some. I really like this wine; it's outside the class of everyday Montepulciano, for sure. Its supple nature and integrated fruit and spice support its depth and complexity. In this price range, easy-drinking wines of this character and outright hedonistic pleasure are rare.
Drink from 2011 to 2013

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