Organic Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Anfora, Francesco Cirelli

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Organic Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Anfora, Francesco Cirelli

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Tasting Note

An elegant Montepulciano d'Abruzzo. Very different from the traditional old school Montepulciano d'Abruzzo. Bright red plums, blackberry and thyme are displayed in this delicate and fresh wine.

Product Information

  • Red Wine

  • Red - Warm & Spicy

  • Cirelli

  • Italy

  • Abruzzo

  • Montepulciano

  • Montepulciano 100%

  • 2017

  • 75cl

  • Cork

  • 13.00%

  • 0.2

  • 5.38


Organic Viticulture has been employed in this vineyard after 2 years undergoing conversion into Biodynamic methods. Vines are trained in the Guyot system. The vineyard is manually harvested.


Fermentation and maceration undertaken in Amphora of terracotta. Wine is then aged in amphora for 12 months. The Montepulciano grapes, coming from Esate owned vineyards and are collected in boxes and carried to the cellar. Here the grapes are de-stemmed and gently crushed, then transferred into the clay amphoras where indigenous yeasts take over and lead the fermentation process. The grape skins are softly plunged into the juice, in order to prevent the extraction of the stronger tannins. The maceration process usually last around twelve days, after which the skins are separated from the wine and softly pressed. The Montepulciano wine then rests and refines in the amphoras all the way through the malolactic fermentation, until it is ready to be bottled.

Food Recommendation

Pair with a dish of rustic, smoky northern sausage, polenta and fresh fennel salad.

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Our free in-store collection service is available on via our website, or can be arranged by calling us on 01225 322810. Orders will be available for collection from the Great Western Wine Shop, Unit 3-4, Wells Road, Bath, BA2 3AP only. Please be aware handling time can be up to 48 hours (business hours) from point of ordering. You will be notified by the Customer Service team when your order is ready for collection. When collecting your order, please ensure you bring a valid photo ID, card used for payment along with a copy of your order. This can be a printed copy or you can show a copy of the email confirmation on your phone or tablet. If you are unable to collect your order within 30 days of purchase, your order will be cancelled and payment refunded.

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