Montepulciano d’Abruzzo – Drink Bravely with Mark Oldman – Episode 29

Braving Boston’s sub-zero frigidity, Mark warms up at the Boston Wine Expo with Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, the Italian red from east-central Italy. Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

Despite a name which Mark thinks emanates from a “Secret Society to Confuse Wine Drinkers,” it offers smooth, spirit-warming flavors that pair perfectly with the rich, red-sauce creations common to the winter table.

Featured wine:
Velenosi “Quattro Mani” Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2009 (Italy, $11)

Other Mojo Montes:
Dino Illuminati Montepulciano d’Ab Riparosso 2008 (Italy, $16)
Il Conte Montepulciano d’Ab 2008 (Italy, $10)
La Valentina Montepulciano d’Ab 2007 (Italy, $11)
San Lorenzo Montepulciano d’Ab 2006 (Italy, $11)
Umani Ronchi Montepulciano d’Ab 2009 (Italy, $10)

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