Umbria Sangiovese IGT

Il Roccafiore

Prova d'Autore
Il Roccafiore

Umbria Sangiovese IGT

In the vineyard

Variety:100% Sangiovese
Farming system:Guyot
Plant density:6500 stumps/hectare
Yeld per hectare:70 quintals
Harvest period:late-September, totally hand-picked

In the winery

Vinification:after a soft pressing, the vinification is carried on in steel tanks, where must is kept for around 18/20 days to macerate with the peels and the wine-crushing is hand-made on a daily basis. The natural fermentation takes place with a careful monitoring of temperatures
Maturation:24 months in large Slavonian oak barrels (50 Hl) and 6 month in bottle
Production:10.000 bottles

Winemaker’s note

Color:ruby-red wine
Perfume:tones of ripe plums, small red fruits, tobacco, liquorice
Taste:with a good structure, great class and elegance. In spite of its sophisticated typicality, it is an expression of the territory
To be served:16/18°C