Emidio Pepe Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

Country: 
Italy
Region: 
Abruzzo
Item code: 
IPP015
Vintage: 
1974
Bottle sizes: 
750 ML
Appellation: 
Montepulciano D'Abruzzo
Wine type: 
Red
Biodynamic: 
Practicing
Emidio Pepe
Varietals: 
Montepulciano
Sourced from vineyards around the winery in Torano Nuovo, Abruzzo - near the border with Marche.
Southeast.
Medium-textured clay.
Hand harvested. Biodynamic.
Fermented in 22 - 30 HL cement tanks with natural yeast.
Aged for two years in cement before bottling.
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
Field Publication Computed: 
Wine Spectator
Field Rating Computed: 
94\nSmells 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\n