2006 Contesa Montepulciano d'Abruzzo "Vigna Corvino"

SKU #1037882

The Azienda Agricola Contesa is located in the hilly Caparrone area's Collecorvino district. Their "Vigna Corvino" label is made by winemaker Rocco Pasetti, whose family has been farming winegrapes in the region since the early 1900s. This Montepulciano is a gorgeous ruby red color with an alluring bouquet of violets and red fruits. The aromas carry onto the palate, delivering a harmonious, fruit-filled, slightly spicy mouthful of wine priced to enjoy with dinner every night of the week.

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