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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.



Colour : 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. 

Palate : 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.

Classification alfavin.ch : Full red : This wine has great structure, round tannins and a lingering flavour. Moreover, it is warm, full and rich.

Alcool : 13.5%

Vinification : 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.

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

Aging Potential : 7-10 years.


  • Country : Italy
  • Region : Abruzzo
  • Producer : Fosso Corno
  • Appelation : Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC
  • Classification alfavin : Red full
  • Grape : Montepulciano
  • Content : 75 cl
  • Type : Red

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Province située entre les Marches au nord, le Latinum à l’ouest et le Molise au sud, les Abruzzes sont essentiellement occupées par des montagnes et des collines qui jouissent de conditions naturelles ...

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Fosso Corno Estate is located in Roseto Degli Abruzzi in the province of Teramo and covers 30 hectares on a single hill. From one side of the hill you can admire the deep blue of the Adriatic Sea, whereas towards the west you can enjoy a ...

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