Saturday, July 16, 2011

Spirit of Wine Review & Rating: **+ Caviro Montepulciano D'Abruzzo DOC Terre Forti, Chieti and Pescara, Italy, 2009

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By way of background, opening thoughts: This wine was introduced as part of the Glass of Italy program.


Original tasting and review : This is Caviro Montepulciano D'Abruzzo DOC Terre Forti, Chieti and Pescara, Italy, 2009, finished at 12.5% alcohol.

In the glass: Medium red.

On the nose: Poured cool with a brief decant and swirled vigorously, shows sweet fruit.

On the palate: The primary elements on the palate are in fact pepper mingling with clean fruit.

In summary: Overall, rates two stars on the five-star Spirit of Wine scale, with a plus for friendliness.

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