From the Italian region of Abruzzo on the Adriatic coast, Farnese's Fantini Montepulciano is a classic of the style that is deservedly so popular. Velvety smooth, luscious, richly plummy and very drinkable.
Winery notes (2018 Vintage)
"Ruby red with garnet reflections, the bouquet is fruity and quite persistent, reminiscent of red fruits, marasca cherries, and plums with vanilla nuances; full-bodied, with good balance and firm tannins, flavourful and long on the palate, immediately appealing and versatile."
Alexander Peartree, Top 100 Wines of 2019, Wine Enthusiast (2018 Vintage)
"Aromas of ripe dark cherry, tobacco and mentholated herbs show a pleasing concentration on the nose. There's nice richness to the fruit on the palate, with zesty acidity and fine, sandy tannins framing it all. A solid weekday red."
Reviews for the 2017 vintage below…
Gold Medal – New Zealand International Wine Show 2018
NZIWS 2018 (2017 Vintage)
"It's instantly appealing with gorgeously ripe black and purple fruit flavours with floral, walnut and mixed spice nuances. Bright and juicy, it's charming, succulent and silky-smooth to the finish."