Picture yourself in the heart of Italy, surrounded by the rugged beauty of the Apennine Mountains and the rich, fertile earth of the Abruzzo region. The air is alive with the heady aroma of wildflowers, and the sun beats down on your skin with a gentle warmth. This is the birthplace of Emidio Pepe Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2000, a wine that captures the very essence of this rugged landscape. The 2000 vintage was a year of contrasts and an important one for the vineyard. A hot, dry summer gave way to a cooler autumn, allowing the grapes to ripen slowly and develop intense, complex flavors that are warmer than other vintages. It will envelope you. The result is a wine of exceptional depth and character, one that will transport you to another time and place with every sip. Hand-harvested and fermented with native yeasts, this wine is a true celebration of simplicity. No yeast or sugar is ever added, allowing the true essence of the grapes to shine through. In the glass, the wine shimmers with a deep, ruby-red hue, hinting at the complex flavors to come. With the first sip, you'll be greeted by a soft, silky texture, like the caress of a lover's hand. Flavors of ripe cherries, plums, and figs dance across your palate, mingling with subtle notes of leather and tobacco. The wine is perfectly balanced, with just the right amount of acidity to give it a refreshing finish. As you savor each sip, you'll be transported back to the rolling hills and sun-drenched landscapes that gave birth to this masterpiece. This is a wine that speaks to the heart and soul, a true reflection of the land from which it was born. Welcome home to Emidio Pepe Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2000.
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How do we ship?
We ship all our packages using FedEx and other approved carriers with an adult signature requirement (individual aged 21 years or older) at the time of delivery.
Where should you have your package delivered?
Shipping can take place to your home, office, or work. We recommend shipping to a location where an adult will be present during normal package delivery hours to fulfill the adult signature requirement. The courier will make a minimum of 3 delivery attempts and if those attempts are unsuccessful the package will be returned to sender. In the event a package is returned to sender due to an unsuccessful delivery a refund will be issued for the product, but courier fees are nonrefundable. Shipment to PO Boxes are prohibited.
Are deliveries tracked?
Once an order is fulfilled a tracking number will be issued and emailed to the email captured at the time of order placement.
When are packages shipped?
Orders are fulfilled daily, however, we do not fulfill orders on holidays, Saturdays or Sundays. Orders placed over the weekend are subject to delivery the following business day. Packages may be held at our discretion if the contents are sensitive, and the order timing jeopardizes the safety of the parcel and its contents.
What if the shipping address needs to change?
Due to the nature of our fulfillment process changes in address are difficult to accommodate. If a change of shipping address needs to be made contact us at email@example.com.