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The name is derived from the summit of the Gran Sasso mountain, also known as the Corno Grande, or the Great Horn.

 

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Color : intense garnet-red with a pinkish sparkle.


Nose : complex, elegant and fresh aromas. Notes of dark fruits (cherries, plums, blueberries) and mild spices, wrapped up in a delicate woody aroma.


Mouth : a full and juicy flavour of ripe cherries and red pepper. The structure remains balanced and elegant. The long and fresh finale draws on dense and silky tannins.


Alcohol level : 13.5%


Winemaking : Two weeks of fermentation in stainless steel tanks, followed by a second fermentation on a marc made of Rigoverno grapes left on the vine, then 12 months maturing in 500-l barrels made of French oak.


Food pairing : Bolognese pasta, meats in sauce, pizza and strong cheeses.


Aging potential : 7-10 years.

IL GRANDE 2016

  • Country : Italy
  • Region : Abruzzo
  • Producer : Fosso Corno
  • Appelation : Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC
  • Classification alfavin : Full red
    This wine has great structure, round tannins and a lingering flavour. Moreover, it is warm, full and rich.
  • Grape : Montepulciano
  • Content : 75 cl
  • Type : Red

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