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Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, Sirio - 2016

Item # 37249 750mL
$8.96/ Single Bottle
$107.52 $96.77/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

The San Lorenzo winery is family-run and specializes in the local varieties of the region starting with the Montepulciano grape. This is bottled unoaked, is dry and was fermented with native yeasts in order to emphasize the true nature of the varietal. Shows aromas of fern, rosemary and dark berried fruits. A fine house wine for everyday drinking but has a pure, great character.


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Abruzzi

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