A deep ruby colored wine that tends towards having moderately low acidity making it milder (i.e. softer) than bitter edged tannins. The result is a smooth, drinkable wine that tends to improve for three or four years after vintage.

The most famous Montepulciano wine comes from the Montepulciano dâ€Abruzzo Denominazione di Origine Controllata (DOC). This wine has a deep, rich color, strong aromatics and a full-bodied, robust structure.

This wine offers a

deep-color, has ripe tannins that do not overpower. These earthy characteristics make it an ideal drinkable partner to game meats, beef, and spicy and peppery foods.