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February 4, 2021

Sante Magazine recommended Masciarelli ‘Marina Cvetic’ Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2016 and ‘Marina Cvetic’ ISKRA 2015 in a story about food friendly Italian wines.

Writer Roger Morris describes the Montepulciano d’Abruzzo as “a little puckery with lots of acidity, dark fruits and pleasant bitters around the edges.” He adds that ISKRA has “more barrel notes and a bit of a cake-y flavor to go along with the dark fruits and lots of acidity – very nice food wine.” Read the full story HERE.

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    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.

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