The winery Terra d'Aligi is a family-run business with a long tradition. The grapes for the Tatone come from the Val di Sangro region in central Italy. The vineyards are located between the Majella mountain massif in Abruzzo and the sea, they cover 109 hectares. The climate is Mediterranean, this region is known for strong temperature fluctuations. The name "Tatone" translates as a term of endearment for essential figures within the traditional family culture, such as the grandfather. These characteristics are reflected in the red wine. Awards: - Gold Medal Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2013 Tasting notes:Intense ruby red with violet reflections. In the nose very harmonious with fruity and elegant nuances. In the foreground are red ripe fruits, violets and rose aromas. At the palate very multilayered, fruity and spicy. Long lasting, fruity and full in the finish. Grape variety: 100% Montepulciano. Aging: 24 months in large oak barrels, 3 months in bottle. Soil: Clayey and calcareous. Drinking temperature: 16-18 °C. This wine goes very well with heavy hearty dishes such as grilled meat or lamb, as well as pasta dishes.