Abruzzo is a world famous Italian wine region mostly known for its excellent classic Italian red wines made from the native Montepulciano grape.
Located on the east Adriatic coast near Lazio, Abruzzo is home to the world famous Montepulciano d'Abruzzo wines. Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC was founded in 1968 and spreads across eastern Abruzzo. Montepulciano d'Abruzzo wines are well rounded with great fruity flavours. They must be aged for 3 years- six months of which in oak barrels- before release.