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Terra d'Aligi Tatone Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2014 Wine Review

Terra d'Aligi Tatone Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2014

Terra d'Aligi Tatone Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2014

Abruzzo D.O.C., Italy

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $15.95

Drink: 2019-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Terra d'Aligi

Agent: Dionysus Wines & Spirits Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 87/100

A full-bodied and robust Montepulciano D'abruzzo with dark berry, dark chocolate aromas on the nose. Mouth-filling and silky on the palate with ripe dark cherry, black raspberry, earthy, herb and spicy flavours with vibrant acidity on the palate. The wine was first produced in 1997, by Carlo and Adriano Spinelli. Tatone is the local word for "grandfather," and the name given to the wine because it reflected the strength and authority of their grandfather. The wine aged for 24 months in Slavonian oak barrels. Pair with a meat lover's pizza.

Montepulciano d'Abruzzo food pairings: pasta with Bolognese sauce, rabbit stew, roast chicken with olives.

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This Terra d'Aligi Tatone Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2014 was reviewed on January 8, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Carolyn Hetke rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Dark, earthy fruit on the nose and palate. Very smooth with a grippy, medium plus finish. A substantial wine, especially at this price. Pair it with bold, spicy spaghetti or boar ragu. Tasted July 2019. www.thewineloverskitchen.com
From the Abruzzo wine region, Terra d'Aligi Tatone 2014 Montepulciano D'abruzzo is fantastic value under $16. Supple and ready to enjoy now with ripe red berry fruit, black currant earthy, spicy and dark chocolate flavours on the palate. Dry, full-bodied and silky on the palate. The wine aged for 24 months in Slavonian oak barrels. Awarded Silver at the 2018 Challenge International du Vin in France. - Community Wine Reviews

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