Valori Montepulciano D’Abruzzo Doc 2016

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Alistair Cooper MW
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MAMO201612 UCAU
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Masciarelli Tenute Agricole was established in 1981 from the entrepreneurial intuition of Gianni Masciarelli. Gianni was a believer in the high quality of wines that could come from the diverse regions of Abruzzo, often overlooked by drinkers on the west coast and north of Italy. Valori is a small, family owned winery represented and distributed by the Masciarelli family. They have close family ties to each other. Valori wines come from the western coastal section of Abruzzo, based around the town of Pescara, where the mountains meet the sea. This region is a popular tourist destination due to the abundant sunshine, sand and seafood from the Adriatic sea. The wines reflect this in their light, mineral body, warm but balanced flavours and exceptional acidity to match a diverse range of dishes. Wines are made by the ever-energetic Luigi Valori (former professional footballer for Ascoli Calcio). He has been producing wine on his family estate since 1996. His vineyards in the commune of Teramo in northern Abruzzo near the Marche border are certified 100 percent organic. He has been producing wine on the estate since 1996. His yield is around 1.5-2 kilograms of grapes per vine. In keeping with organic regulations, he treats the vines only with copper and sulphur. But he notes that(more...)
Masciarelli Tenute Agricole was established in 1981 from the entrepreneurial intuition of Gianni Masciarelli. Gianni was a believer in the high quality of wines that could come from the diverse regions of Abruzzo, often overlooked by drinkers on the west coast and north of Italy. Valori is a small, family owned winery represented and distributed by the Masciarelli family. They have close family ties to each other. Valori wines come from the western coastal section of Abruzzo, based around the town of Pescara, where the mountains meet the sea. This region is a popular tourist destination due to the abundant sunshine, sand and seafood from the Adriatic sea. The wines reflect this in their light, mineral body, warm but balanced flavours and exceptional acidity to match a diverse range of dishes. Wines are made by the ever-energetic Luigi Valori (former professional footballer for Ascoli Calcio). He has been producing wine on his family estate since 1996. His vineyards in the commune of Teramo in northern Abruzzo near the Marche border are certified 100 percent organic. He has been producing wine on the estate since 1996. His yield is around 1.5-2 kilograms of grapes per vine. In keeping with organic regulations, he treats the vines only with copper and sulphur. But he notes that(more...)
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Scores & Reviews

90 / 100

Alistair Cooper MW

An absolutely delightful nose, showing hedgerow and juicy red and wild and spicy dark bramble fruits. Pure fine linear plate with excellent fruit and sculpted tannins. A light and vibrant wine showing delicious dark fruits with a coiled tight finish.