Sitting on the foothills of the Vomano River valley and about 2 kilometers from the Adriatic Sea, Orlando Contucci Ponno enjoys an ideal climate. The maritime weather brings breezes off the mountains that temper the heat of the summer’s nights, ensuring a continuous cycle of vegetation. The vineyards are owned by the Beretta family.
A very popular Italian red grape, Montepulciano d’Abruzzo delivers complex black fruit flavors and a smoky sweet finish. With notes of red plum blackberry, dried thyme and baking spice, this wine has a well integrated equilibrium of body, tannin and acid.
Pair it With:
Montepulciano d’Abruzzo is delicious alongside sausages of all kinds; from the smoked andouille on a meat lover’s pizza to sweet Italian sausages flavored with fennel.
100% Montepulciano d’Abruzzo
6-8 months in a mix of stainless steel and midsized barrels