10 Small Appellations

11 of 11
Tullum, Abruzzo, Italy

Situated only three miles from the Adriatic Sea in central Italy’s Abruzzo region, the 69-acre Tullum DOC—which is also referred to as Terre Tollesi—earned its DOC status in 2008. A spectrum of wines is produced in this area, in white, red, sparkling and dessert styles. Trebbiano Toscano forms the base of the whites, while Moscato and Malvasia dominate the passito bottlings. For reds, Montepulciano is the leading variety, which isn’t surprising considering Abruzzo’s sole DOCG is Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Colline Teramane—a wine that must be at least 90-percent Montepulciano.

11 of 11
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Facebook Comments

Edit ModuleShow Tags

See Other Slideshows

Napa Off the Grid

An undiscovered world awaits wine lovers who venture off the valley’s beaten path.

Beer Up: 8 Life-Changing Suds-Infused Recipes

Beer's distinct flavors contribute a deliciously unexpected addition to these recipes from leading chefs.

Pinot Noir, Decoded

Everything you need to know about everyone’s favorite Thanksgiving-dinner pour.

Top Domestic Airport Wine Bars

Nothing makes holiday travel almost bearable than a gate-side glass of wine.

10 Small Appellations

11 of 11
Edit Module Edit Module
Edit Module

Subscribe

You can unsubscribe at any time. View an example of our newsletter.

Edit Module
Edit Module

Shop

Edit Module
>
Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow TagsEdit Module

Related Web Articles