Definition of Montepulciano in English:

Montepulciano

noun

  • [mass noun] A red wine made in the region of Montepulciano, a town in Tuscany.

    • ‘Marchetti is a rigid traditionalist who puts all his faith in the local Montepulciano grape for both his wines.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘My darling wife spent the rest of the holiday sampling the local Montepulciano, which at the equivalent of 32 pence a litre, she found hard to resist.’
    • ‘Why don't you run down to the cellar and bring up the 1997 Vino Nobile di Montepulciano?’
    • ‘It is a hearty dish that demands a lusty red wine such as this Montepulciano D' Abruzzo.’
    • ‘A velvety Montepulciano available by the glass makes it even better.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The bill, including half a bottle of Montepulciano and a glass each of vodka, is $200 (dollars very welcome).’
    • ‘He's filled out his modest wine selection with affordable bottles like a $21 Primitivo and an organic Montepulciano for $23.’

Pronunciation:

Montepulciano

/ˌmɒnteɪpʊlˈtʃɑːnəʊ/