Contra Costa Northern California Montepulciano Grapes


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Montepulciano - These vines originate in the Abruzzi province along Italy`s Adriatic coast. Often blended with Sangiovese. Enjoy young or age with oak.  This partcular grape is grown in the Contra Costa region of Northern California approxiamately 40 miles west of San Francisco CA.

About Montepulciano

Medium to full bodied with moderate acidity and tannins. Deeply purple-red becomes garnet red with maturation.

Nose Strawberry ripe plum leather and flowers
Taste Cherry peach plum sweet tannin and tobacco

* These notes are based upon a general assessment of this variety and your results may vary.

How much fresh grape will I need to make wine?

All California grape varietals arrive in 36lb crates.

5 Gallons of Wine 2 Crates
10 Gallons of Wine 5 Crates
30 Gallons of Wine 15 Crates

Your yield may vary based on the juice extraction process employed.

About ordering Fresh Grapes

Our fresh grapes and juices will be harvested at their peak and shipped to Beer & Wine Hobby around September or October based on the California weather. Check our Harvest Updates page for current information. Customers will be notified by phone ahead of their grape`s arrival.

Only the highest quality grapes

We think that if it`s worth doing it`s worth doing right. We get our grapes from some of the best regions from vineyards that produce grapes that highlight the true character of the terroir. The grapes are packed and well-sulfited for the journey from California to your wine cellar.

How to make wine using fresh grapes

Making wine from fresh grapes is easy and is often a traditional time for the whole family to share in the event. You`ll need just a few items of equipent to get started. We offer fresh grape and fresh juice winemaking classes. We also have many tips on our Winemaking How-To`s posted online for reference.

Additional Info

Additional Info

Color Red
Grape Quality Contra Costa CA Grown Extra Select Italian Grapes
Super Saver Shipping No
Free Shipping No
Shipping options In store pick up only


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