2018 Tenuta Ulisse ‘Amaranta’ Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC

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Year 2017

Denomination Amaranta Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOP

Producer Tenuta Ulisse
Region Italy, Abruzzo, Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

Variety Montepulciano
Alcohol 13.5%

Size 750 ml

Serving temperature 18 °C

Type Red

Pairing Ideal for roasts, game, strongly flavoured dishes and mature cheese

Ruby red with garnet reflections, intense and persistent fragrance; the bouquet is intense, fruity, persistent, with notes of dried flowers, spice, liquorice, marasca cherries. the palate is stylish, velvety, almost creamy, compact with tannic structure that blends nicely with the alcoholic component. Great structure, complex, elegant, well balanced with a long aftertaste.


Wine-making technique Part of the grapes have been rigorously harvested after a slight over-ripening of the plant, 15/20 days maceration, thermo-controlled alcoholic fermentation at 24-26°C.
Ageing 9/12 months in fine French and American barriques

Closure Natural cork

Tenuta Ulisse, a modern expression of a centuries-old tradition of passion and dedication to the land, is one of Abruzzo’s premier winemaking estate. It has aggressively dived into the enormous potential of Abruzzo’s unique terroir and ancient varieties by placing a contemporary spin on indigenous grapes such as Montepulciano D’Abruzzo, Trebbiano D’Abruzzo, Pecorino, Passerina e Cococciola.

These wines are the result of the passion and experience of Antonio and Luigi Ulisse, two brothers dedicated to expressing the potential and character of the region’s wines. Each glass from Tenuta Ulisse’s wine is a journey, an experience that amazes, a vision. «We are determined to use the most expressive and unique terroirs of Abruzzo to create Abruzzo fine wine of distinction».