Forbes contributor Katie Kelly Bell selected Masciarelli Marina Cvetic ISKRA 2015 as one of the six best wines to enjoy with chili this winter.
Winemaker Marina Cvetic hails from Croatia and ISKRA means spark in her native language, to which the writers adds that this wine “certainly shows some energy.” Describing the wine in greater detail, we learn “the wine has a richly woven core of black cherry and jam notes; it’s densely fruity but well-structured with polished tannins.” Read the full piece HERE
Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Colline Teramane DOCG
ISKRA is the Serbian word for “spark,” and Gianni Masciarelli dedicated this wine to his wife, Marina Cvetic, who is from Serbia. It is among the Marina Cvetic line of wines, which Gianni created for his wife. Made from a single-vineyard cru of Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, ISKRA is a wine of extraordinary distinction and depth.
Founded by Abruzzo native Gianni Masciarelli in 1981, Masciarelli and its wines have become the standard-bearer for the Abruzzo region, and an inspiration to all emerging Italian wine regions. After a summer in Champagne, Gianni Masciarelli became convinced that world-class wines could be produced in Abruzzo, and through tremendous vision and non-stop innovation, Masciarelli became one of the most admired wineries in Italy.