Cantina Zaccagnini Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2014
Intense violet robe. Aromas of plum and ripe blackberry. Each sip delivers a mouthful of ripe berries, leather and black pepper with subtle hints of oregano, dried herbs and a touch of vanilla; all leading to a dry and supple finish. Recommended Food: Assertive, full-flavored "country style" cooking such as: Venison or rabbit stew; Ossobuco.
Wine SpectatorLight- to medium-bodied and juicy, with spice and smoke notes underscoring the crushed boysenberry and raspberry fruit. Easy-drinking and fresh. Drink now through 2018. 125,000 cases made.