Tenuta Ulisse Montepulciano 2017
- Italy, 750ml
This wine has a ruby red colour with garnet reflections. Intense, persistent and fruity and flowery fragrance with hints of cherry, blackberries, ripe red fruits. Well-bodied, smooth and well balanced.
- Winery: Tenuta Ulisse
- Varietal: Montepulciano
- Region: Abruzzo DOC, Italy
- Vintage: 2017
- 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.
Montepulciano is cultivated mainly in Abruzzo and the other regions of centre-south Italy and 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.
- Gold - 2017 NZ International Wine Show
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