Tenuta Ulisse AMARANTA Montepulciano

Tenuta Ulisse AMARANTA Montepulciano

  • Montepulciano
  • Italy, 750ml

A wine of unquestionable class, a wonderful homage full of love and respect to the most important red wine grape of Abruzzo. On the palate, this impressive Montepulciano d'Abruzzo is beautifully balanced and complex with pleasing tannins well integrated into the structure. Full-bodied and powerful, this red wine is a real treat with superbly balanced alcoholic potential. With a long, warm and opulent finish, the Amaranta convinces all along the line.

  • Winery: Tenuta Ulisse
  • Varietal: Montepulciano
  • Region: Abruzzo DOC, Italy
  • Vintage: 2019
  • Alcohol: 14%
  • Volume: 750ml
  • Closure: Cork
  • Food pairing: Italian dishes such as tomato based pastas, pizza and spicy Italian pepperoni; roast pork, beef brisket, burgers, Shepherds Pie; Asiago, Parmesan & Cheddar cheeses.

AMARANTA Montepulciano D’Abruzzo is a cru wine obtained from Abruzzo’ s most important red grape, the Montepulciano. This wine represents our commitment to making the utmost of the spectacular terroirs and microclimates that Abruzzo region offers.

Montepulciano - the origin of this grape has always been uncertain. Also students as Molon (1906) classified it as a “Sangioveti” variety. Today it is sure that the two grapes have nothing in common. Cultivated mainly in Abruzzo and the other regions of centre south Italy. Today, thanks to the passion of some producers and winemakers, the Montepulciano has emerged to the international limelight as one of the best quality red grapes in world.

Founded in 2006, Tenuta Ulisse is a modern expression of a centuries-old tradition of passion and dedication to the land, is one of Abruzzo’s premier winemaking estate. It has aggressively dived into the enormous potential of Abruzzo’s unique terroir and ancient varieties by placing a contemporary spin on indigenous grapes such as Montepulciano D’Abruzzo, Trebbiano D’Abruzzo, Pecorino, Passerina e Cococciola. Tenuta Ulisse wines are the result of the passion and experience of Antonio and Luigi Ulisse, two brothers dedicated to expressing the potential and character of the region’s wines by using the unique terroirs of Abruzzo to create Abruzzo fine wine of distinction. Tenuta Ulisse maintains a strong family imprint characterised by respect for the values like tradition, history and territory and is now run by brothers Antonio and Luigi Ulisse. At Tenuta Ulisse the sense of belonging and pride to share together the plan for growth and development of the Abruzzo wine region can be seen everywhere, you read it in the eyes, you listen to it the words of those who work there and engages themselves with true and undiminished passion . Tenuta Ulisse presents itself as a modern, dynamic winery which values into a new era where it blends modern winemaking technology and the energetic lifestyle of contemporary life expressing the potential and character of the native grapes of Abruzzo. Quality and passion are fundamental in their commitment to rediscover native grape varieties and reinterpret international varieties. Their wines reflect perfectly Tenuta Ulisse's winemaking vision of producing great wines with an exciting personality, expression of our land but always with an marked international vocation.

  • 99/100 Points - Luca Maroni (2019 vintage)
  • Trophy - New Zealand International Wine Show (2019 vintage)
  • Gold - Mundus Vini (2019 vintage)
  • 99/100 Points - Luca Maroni (2015 vintage)
  • 99/100 Points & Best Italian Red Wine - Luca Maroni (2014 vintage)
  • Gold - China Wine & Spirits Awards (2014 vintage)
  • Gold - Mundus Vini (2013 vintage)
  • 2,5 Glasses - Gambero Rosso (2013 vintage)
  • Gold - Mundus Vini (2012 vintage)
  • Gold - Berlin Winetrophy (2012 vintage)
  • Silver - Japan Wine Challenge (2012 vintage)
  • Silver - International Wine Challenge (2012 vintage)
  • 2 Glasses - Gambero Rosso (2013 vintage)
  • 3 Grapes - Bibenda (2011 vintage)

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