Category Archives: Montepulciano

2012 Tscharke The Master Montepulciano

“I would like to talk to you today about cold feet, and narrow minds. People with cold feet cannot move forward. People with narrow minds cannot move side to side.” - Lancaster Dodd, The Master Part of the sensibly named “Emerging … Continue reading

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2012 Kirrihill Mount Lofty Montepulciano

There’s some promise with this Montepulciano from Mount Lofty. The alcohol reading is high but there are no overt signs of heat. It’s juicy upfront then dry and tannic down back. Cherries, blackberries, dusty herbs,  and spice. The malty chocolate … Continue reading

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2008 By Jingo Adelaide Hills Montepulciano

By Jingo winemaker John Gilbert certainly packs personality into these wines. This is overwhelmingly vinous and full of intrigue. Montepulciano is the grape in question; its spiritual home is in the Abruzzo region of east-central Italy. It smells of saddle … Continue reading

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