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Castorani Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Casauria Riserva

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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Still Wine
RegionAbruzzo
Alcohol Level
Country
Italy
SubregionMontepulciano d'Abruzzo
Drinking Window
GrapesMontepulciano
Wine Description:
Castorani Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Casauria Riserva is a highly regarded wine that showcases the best of the Abruzzo region in Italy. Produced in the Casauria appellation, this wine is crafted from carefully selected Montepulciano grapes grown in the region's unique vineyard features. The winemaking process involves meticulous attention to detail, with a focus on traditional techniques that bring out the full potential of the grapes. The result is a wine that exudes elegance and complexity, with a rich and full-bodied style. With its well-integrated tannins and balanced acidity, this Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Riserva is a true expression of the region's terroir, making it a standout choice for wine enthusiasts seeking a high-quality Italian red. Read more
Pros:
  • Rich and complex flavor profile
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Cons:
  • May require some aging to fully develop its potential
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The Castorani Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Casauria Riserva is an exceptional wine that showcases the best qualities of the Montepulciano grape variety from the Abruzzo region in Italy. This wine is a true representation of the region's winemaking traditions and expertise. On the nose, the Castorani Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Casauria Riserva offers a complex bouquet of ripe dark fruits, such as blackberries and plums, accompanied by hints of spices and earthy undertones. These aromas create an inviting and intriguing experience for the senses. Upon tasting, this wine reveals a full-bodied and well-structured character. The rich flavors of black cherries, blackcurrants, and black pepper are beautifully balanced with velvety tannins and a refreshing acidity. The oak aging process adds a subtle touch of vanilla and cedar, enhancing the overall complexity and depth of the wine. The Castorani Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Casauria Riserva is a wine that can be enjoyed now, but it also has great aging potential. With time, the flavors will further develop and integrate, creating an even more harmonious and refined drinking experience. This wine pairs wonderfully with hearty dishes such as grilled meats, game, and aged cheeses. Its robust character and balanced structure make it a perfect companion for a special occasion or a cozy evening by the fireplace. Overall, the Castorani Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Casauria Riserva is a remarkable wine that showcases the best qualities of the Montepulciano grape and the expertise of the winemakers. Its complex aromas, rich flavors, and elegant structure make it a true delight for wine enthusiasts. Read more
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Wine sweetness is a measure of the amount of sugar present in a wine. Sweetness in wine can range from bone dry (no sugar present) to lusciously sweet (high sugar content). Sweetness is usually determined by the variety and ripeness of the grapes used, as well as the winemaking process.
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The alcohol level in wine is a measure of the amount of alcohol present in the beverage. The degree of heat or ‘burn’ at the back of the throat is roughly proportional to the amount of alcohol consumed. It ranges from Very Low to Very High.
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Wine intensity is a measure of the concentration of flavor and aroma compounds in a wine.The stronger and more noticeable the flavors and aromas are, the higher the intensity of the wine. Intensity in wine can range from neutral (not particularly intense) to pronounced (high intensity).
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Wine body refers to the weight and texture of wine on the palate. In other words, it is the degree of body a wine has, ranging from light-bodied to full-bodied. Wines with higher body appear to have a thicker texture and can sometimes coat the palate.
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Wine acidity refers to the tartness of a wine, which gives a tingling sensation on the side of the tongue. A metallic-like sharp taste is also associated with high acidity. Sometimes a high level of sweetness, such as in luscious dessert wines, can disguise a high level of acidity. Acidity can range from soft to searing.
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Wine tannin gives wine its textural mouthfeel and astringency. Tannin is a natural compound found in grape skins, seeds, and stems. It contributes to the structure and helps to balance out the sweetness of the fruit. Tannins are usually discussed when it comes to red wines, even though some white and rosé wines with certain wine making techniques can also contain tannins.
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