Fruity wine, full-bodied and robust, well-balanced with tannin and oak features.
Intense ruby red colour with violet nuances.
Traditional Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, a favourite of the local wine enthusiasts. This wine is growing in popularity outside of Italy. Once a wine thought "rough and burly" the 2005 vintage is refined and polished.
Dark deep reddish purple with garnet hues. A subtle nose but clear aromas of coffee and dark chocolate, the wine smells like Tiramisu in a glass. A touch of wood on the... MORE INFO
TCD Score: 89/100
This wine is a kirsch, peppery, black cherry fruit. On the attack, it offers good ripeness and purity, medium body, and a savory, uncomplicated, mouthfilling style. 89 points for the 2005 quality bottling from Zaccagnini.
Full and well-orchestrated flavour, with a hint of tannin.
Garnet red colour.
Cannonau grapes making a good dessert wine from Pescaresi Hills. A rare grape for the area at a very interesting price. Although capable of some ageing the wine is best drunk early.
A smooth, balanced wine with soft tannins. Lovers of sweet wines will be thrilled with the value, one of the showcase productions from famous winemaker Zaccagnini. MORE INFO
TCD Score: 89/100
89 Points for a great dessert wine.
Bolognano is a small village in the province of Pescara and has a tiny population of 1300 people. This tiny village is home to the classic vineyard of Zaccagnini. The vineyard boasts many awards and is well known throughout the world. Now over 80 years old Zaccagnini still manages to hold onto it's traditions and attaches a little bit of the vineyard to each bottle, literally!
The vineyards are over 80 hectares and combine local grape varieties as well as international ones. The vineyards are about 200 metres above sea level and benefit from the cool winds blowing in from the gorges of Popoli.
The vineyard currently produces 500,000 bottles a year and is the leading vineyard in the county of Abruzzo. Although great care if taken with the lands, vines and wine making processes to retain the traditional methods of winemaking the vineyard implements cutting edge vinification technologies to help improve the wines.
The vineyard produces over 10 different wines each year, red, white and rosè.
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