Wine of the Week, Masciarelli Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2020

by Negronis Greg

Join us on a journey through Italy's rich wine culture as we uncover hidden gems, all under $15. Our team at Drink With Greg is dedicated to exploring the diverse terroirs and traditional winemaking practices that define this enchanting country. In this feature, we highlight one of our remarkable discoveries - a captivating Italian wine that embodies the spirit of the land and the passion of its winemakers. Let's raise our glasses and explore Italy, one sub $15 bottle at a time.


The Masciarelli Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2020 stands tall as a testament to the craftsmanship of this esteemed winery. With a deep ruby hue, this wine boasts an alluring bouquet of ripe cherries, blackberries, and a medley of aromatic spices that entice the senses. On the palate, it reveals a harmonious blend of bold fruit flavors, well-integrated tannins, and a touch of oak, creating a fine, lingering finish. This vintage showcases the characteristic elegance and complexity that Masciarelli is renowned for.



Wine Composition: At the heart of this exceptional wine lies the Montepulciano grape, an indigenous variety that thrives in the Abruzzo region of Italy. The sun-kissed vineyards, nestled between the Adriatic Sea to the east and the majestic Apennine Mountains to the west, provide the perfect microclimate for the grapes to flourish. The winemakers carefully select the finest hand-harvested grapes, ensuring that only the highest quality fruit is used in crafting this distinguished wine. Through meticulous winemaking techniques and oak aging, Masciarelli achieves a remarkable balance between the grape's natural characteristics and the influence of the terroir.


Region Overview: Abruzzo, an enchanting region in Southern Italy, serves as the birthplace of this exceptional wine. With its picturesque landscapes ranging from lush hills to the sun-drenched Adriatic coastline, Abruzzo captivates visitors with its diverse beauty. The region's winemaking heritage dates back centuries, with Montepulciano being a star player in the local viticulture scene. Its reputation for producing wines that embody authenticity and rich flavors has attracted wine enthusiasts from around the world.



Greg's Take AsI sat down to savor the Masciarelli Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2020, I could already sense its story unfolding in every glass. This wine exudes the essence of Abruzzo, a place where ancient traditions meet modern craftsmanship. With a hearty salute to the Montepulciano grape, the wine delivers a sensory journey that resonates with the soul of this beautiful Italian region. Aromas of sun-drenched cherries and blackberries dance enticingly, evoking images of vibrant Italian markets. The taste, ah, the taste! It's a tantalizing blend of boldness and refinement, where luscious fruit meets a gentle embrace of oak. This wine undoubtedly mirrors the warmth of Abruzzo, where the Adriatic breeze kisses the vineyards, and the mountains stand tall as silent guardians. Raise your glass to Masciarelli Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2020 - a tribute to Italian winemaking at its finest!

Conclusion: The Masciarelli Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2020 is a captivating masterpiece that showcases the distinct charm of the Abruzzo region. With its rich Winemaker Notes and a harmonious Wine Composition, this wine embodies the spirit of Montepulciano and the essence of Italy's sun-kissed landscapes. Each sip is a celebration of heritage, craftsmanship, and the timeless art of winemaking. Whether you're a seasoned wine connoisseur or an adventurous soul seeking a genuine Italian experience, this wine promises to transport you to the heart of Abruzzo with every delightful drop. Salute. 



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