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Della Scala Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2013

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This ruby colored wine has bold inviting aromas of sour cherry spices and dried herbs that explode from the glass and offer a preview of what is to follow on the palate. This smooth medium-bodied wi

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Citra Vini:
Citra Vini is a winery located in the Chieti district of Abruzzo, Italy. It comprises 10 grower cooperatives within Abruzzo, providing top quality grapes from their respective terroirs. The wines are produced in a modern facility with adherence to the strict traditions of the region. They produce a wine range of wines of every style from white, red, rosé, sparkling and sweet. 

Member Reviews for Della Scala Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

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Snooth User: vin0vin0
3578086,054
1.50 5
Vintage: 2012 09/26/2013

Not a lot going on here, fairly simple, kind of flat without the usual tanginess or bite of sangiovese or montepulciano.


Snooth User: jamessulis
4262201,545
3.50 5
Vintage: 2012 01/25/2014

This is a fine full bodied Montepulciano d'Abruzzo as one can expect from this region in Italy. Deep concentrated dark fruit, well balanced acidity, nice mild tannins that you really can taste. For the price, this is great


3.50 5
Vintage: 2012 05/11/2014

Very good, dry, light red bursting with red fruit


Snooth User: davethewav9
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2.50 5
Vintage: 2011 11/18/2011

This has been my go-to everday wine for a long time. A very inexpensive wine that is a good bit better than the better box wines ( Big House Red, etc)


Snooth User: tropes24
129526858
3.50 5
Vintage: 2011 06/04/2013

Three and a half glasses


Snooth User: calywa
9256772,170
3.00 5
Vintage: 2010 09/20/2012

Nice wine for its price. I got a bottle for five dollars. It had a slightly alcoholic taste, but it wasn't overpowering. Great weeknight wine. Went well with pizza.


Snooth User: Colin Davies
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4.50 5
Vintage: 2010 06/15/2012

I bought this at a local liquor store in Canada. I was looking around for a cheap wine for cooking. Tried some and will NOT disgrace this wine by using it for that purpose. One of the best red wines i have tasted ina lng time -better than most high priced wines.


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External Reviews for Della Scala Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

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Vintage: 2012 10/04/2012

Bright ruby red in color with delicious aromas of black cherries, strawberries, and herbs, Stella Montepulciano dAbruzzo is dry and mellow with concentrated structure. It is best enjoyed young, in order to fully appreciate its fruity varietal character. Montepulciano dAbruzzo undergoes minimal aging at the winery. Upon release, it is ready to be enjoyed with typical Italian dishes, red meats, pizza, and cheese.


External Review
Vintage: 2011 01/23/2013

COLOR: Brilliant, attractive and warm ruby-red color.BOUQUET: Ample and remarkably complex, with vinous and characteristic tones.FLAVOR: Dry on the palate and gracious, with delicate and soft veining and a fine and harmonious balance. - Winery


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Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2011 02/14/2013

Cherry flavors and spice with a middle palate of fresh strawberries and a finish that is smooth and agreeable. Nice match with pasta dishes burgers eggplant parmesan veal piccata Chicken Française and semi-hard cheeses.


External Review
Vintage: 2011 04/06/2010

Full body, right tannic thread and persistence.


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Source: CityWineCellar.com
Vintage: 2011 10/15/2009

Item# 08678552073


External Review
Source: CityWineCellar.com
Vintage: 2011 01/19/2010

This dry red wine is very smooth with mild tannins and a lingering finish of concentrated berries. Excellent with pasta.


External Review
Vintage: 2011 11/14/2013

Montepulciano D'Abruzzo 2007 - 86 Points, Wine Review Online/ You read the price correctly - a single digit small enough to allow a magnum (1.5L) to still be priced under $10. Most wines at this price are hard to recommend. Not this one. Abruzzo, the region recently devastated by earthquakes, is dominated by wine cooperatives making wines of highly variable quality, so you need to pick and choose wisely. You can safely choose this one. Simple, juicy fruit flavors, a touch of gamey elements are balanced by just the right amount of acidity. With surprising intensity and mild tannins, it's an excellent everyday wine.


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