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Montepulciano Line breaks: Monte|pul¦ciano
Pronunciation: /ˌmɒnteɪpʊlˈtʃɑːnəʊ/

Definition of Montepulciano in English:


[mass noun]
A red wine made in the region of Montepulciano, a town in Tuscany.
Example sentences
  • Why don't you run down to the cellar and bring up the 1997 Vino Nobile di Montepulciano?
  • Italy From the region of Salento, also in the heel of Italy, an equal proportion of local grapes Negroamaro and Montepulciano go into this uniquely complex and powerful wine.
  • They hug me, exclaim extravagantly, pour me a glass of Montepulciano, hand me a Corsa Salad, some cheeses, slices of crusty ciabatta, ‘forget’ to give me a check.
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