Wines from Abruzzo and Marche

Italian DOC wines – controlled origin – or IGT wines – with geographical indication

 

uve Montepulciano d Abruzzo Montepulciano grapes, for the Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC

Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC

Though the Montepulciano grape is widely cultivated throughout central and southern Italy, the finest variety and its wine are, par excellence, produced in Abruzzo.

from the same grapes used for the Montepulciano, the roséwine Cerasuolo di Abruzzo DOC Rosé wine from the Montepulciano grapes

Cerasuolo d’Abruzzo DOC

Made from Montepulciano grapes, the distinct cherry-pink colour is achieved by keeping the juice from contact with the fruit’s dark skin.

Trebbiano d'Abruzzo grapes Trebbiano grapes and Trebbiano d’Abruzzo DOC

Trebbiano d’Abruzzo DOC

The moderate alcoholic content and delicate bouquet and taste make this an excellent everyday wine that is also ideal for blending.

Montepulciano d Abruzzo Colline Teramane DOCG, from Montepulciano grapes Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOCG Colline Teramane

Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Colline Teramane DOCG

Accorded the quality guaranteed DOCG label in 2002. It is marketed 2 years after production, and after 3 years as Colline Tremane Reserve.

Pecorino grapes and wine Pecorino grapes and Pecorino wine

Pecorino IGT

Indigenous variety, probably originated from Le Marche, recently rediscovered and nowadays grown also in the heart of Abruzzo.

Passerina grapes and Passerina wine Passerina grapes and Passerina wine

Passerina IGT

Of uncertain origin – Le Marche and Abruzzo – this is a very versatile wine and adapts to different forms of viticulture.

Malvasia grapes and Malvasia wine Malvasia grapes

Malvasia IGT

Different varieties of this grape are grown throughout Italy. Suitable for adding body, fragrance and finesse to blended wines.

Chardonnay grapes Chardonnay grapes and Chardonnay wine

Chardonnay IGT

Originally from France, this grape is used for quality wines as varietal or is blended to enhance more ordinary wines.

Sangiovese grapes and wine Sangiovese grapes and Sangiovese wine

Sangiovese IGT

The Sangiovese grape from the vineyards of Abruzzo or Le Marche can be used as base for red wines, and for concentrated or sulphured musts, or to produce simple table wines.