91 POINTS - James Suckling -
Fruit driven, full-bodied and robust, well-balanced with tannin and oak features
A philosophy of quality rather than quantity has made Zaccagnini one of the most esteemed producers of the Abruzzo region. Founded in 1981 in Bolognano in the Maiella National Park, they are now a valued supplier to the Vatican.
Grapes: 100% Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
Region: Italy / Abruzzo / Bolognano
Maker: Marcello Zaccagnini
Notes: Intense ruby red colour with violet nuances; intense, characteristic bouquet of the primary grape aromas; fruity component, full-bodied and robust, well-balanced with tannin and oak features
Serve: At 16-18c to accompany Pasta Puttanesca or Arrabiata, pizza with sausage or peppers or Spaghetti Ragu with meatballs