This is an inexpensive Montepulciano from Italy. It is made from certified organic grapes and comes in a screw capped bottle. Ruby in color, clear and bright. The nose is nice with black cherries and warm earthiness. On the palate, this has sour cherries with firm tannins. Moderate acidity. It finishes with plums and slightly bitter almond notes. Consumed over three days, this was best on day one and two and then fell off. It is easy drinking but works better with food than on its own. A great choice for pizza or burgers. This is a nice value although it pays to shop around.