Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG

Montefalco Sagrantino

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Montefalco Sagrantino

Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG

In the vineyard

Variety: 100% Sagrantino di Montefalco
Farming system: spurred cordon
Plant density: 5000 stumps/hectare
Yeld per hectare: 70 quintals
Harvest period: first half of October
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 8/10 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: 30 months in Slavonian barrels, clarification with natural sedimentation by decanting
Refining in bottle: minimum 6 months

Winemaker’s note

Color: intense ruby- red wine with violet shades, almost impenetrable
Perfume: notes of blackberry and wild berries, with spicy and minerals sensations
Taste: garnet dark, dense, almost impenetrable, of great consistency. The olfactory impact is intense and elegant, and built on large fruity, ethereal, spicy. On the palate it achieves a remarkable structure, offering fair tannins, this wine is full-bodied, dense, chewy, unique
To be served: 18/20°C
Keeping: 15/20 years