Emidio Pepe Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

Emidio Pepe

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Wine label
Vintage:1974
Bottle sizes:750 ML
Country:Italy
Region:Abruzzo
Appellation:Montepulciano D'Abruzzo
Type:Red
Varietals:Montepulciano
Biodynamic:Practicing
Vineyard:Sourced from vineyards around the winery in Torano Nuovo, Abruzzo - near the border with Marche.
Orientation:Southeast.
Soil:Medium-textured clay.
Viticulture:Hand harvested. Biodynamic.
Vinification:Fermented in 22 - 30 HL cement tanks with natural yeast.
Aging:Aged for two years in cement before bottling.
 

Ratings

Wine spectator: 94
Smells of fresh autumn air, with notes of dried leaves and pine needle leading to a tangy mix of gamy prosciutto, burnt orange zest and light caramel accents. Long, with noticeable tannins. Non-blind Emidio Pepe vertical (May 2013). Drink now. –NW