Montefalco Rosso DOC

Montefalco Rosso

Montefalco Sagrantino
Montefalco Rosso

In the vineyard

Variety: 70% Sangiovese, 15% Sagrantino, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon e Merlot
Farming system: spurred cordon
Plant density: 5000 stumps/hectare
Yeld per hectare:80 quintals
Harvest period:from mid-September to mid-October, differentiated for the different varieties
Soil:steeper, medium-textured clayey, facing east/south-east

In the winery

Vinification:the grapes are carefully selected and the wines made separately in stainless steel vats where the musts are left for 10/12 days to macerate with their peels, the fermentation occurs naturally with controlled temperaturesand the fermentation process is carried out in steel vats, where temperatures are strictly controlled
Maturation:18 months in Slavonian barrels/French oak barrique, clarification with natural sedimentation by decanting
Refining in bottle:minimum 4 months

Winemaker’s note

Color:intense ruby- red wine
Perfume:small red fruits, ripe plums, sweet spices
Taste:with a dark ruby red, nose is remarkable for its intensity and persistence, providing a large aromatic volume marked by oak, by a fruity and spicy sensations of cherry and blackberry. It’s a wine persuasive, able to express a unique class and elegance
To be served:16/18°C
Keeping:6/8 years