Tor del Colle Riserva 2017 ~ Montepulciano d' Abruzzo, Italy
Bronze - International Wine Challenge (2007 vintage)
Silver - Vinalies Internationales (2006 vintage)
The Winemaker "Dry and herbaceous on the palate. Full-bodied and balanced. Intense, vinous bouquet with an immediate cherry flavor changing to notes of blackberries and licorice."
Tor del Colle is produced by the family-owned winery Casa Vinicola Botter, founded in 1928.
Montepulciano d’Abruzzo is one of Italy's most famous wines. This classic, well-rounded, plum-scented Italian red is made from Montepulciano grapes grown in the Abruzzo region, on Italy's Adriatic coast.
Riserva a Montepulciano d'Abruzzo wine must spend at least three years aging (at least six months of which must be in oak) before being released to the market. These wines have the ability to age exceptionally well.