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Montefalco Rosso

Denominazione di origine controllata

Grape variety: 70% sangiovese, 15% sagrantino, 15% merlot e cabernet sauvignon, from sustainable farming
Vineyards specifications: vines planted in 1995 with spurred-cordon training system, south-west exposure, white clay and limestone soils
Plant density and yield: 5.500 plants/hectare with a production of 1,2 kg of grapes per plant (65 quintals/hectare)
Harvest: totally hand-picked, the grapes are separately collected in the last week of September and the first half of October

Winemaking: the grapes are separately destemmed and pressed, the skin maceration lasts 8/10 days and the fermentation takes place with wild yeast in stainless steel tank, where temperatures are strictly controlled, followed by the racking and the malolactic fermentation
Ageing: 18 months in neutral large barrels of Slavonian oak, after being blended and bottled, it refines at the least 6 months in the bottle

Color: brilliant and intense red ruby colour
Aromas: tones of ripe plums, small red fruits, notes of sweet spices
Taste: pleasant, flowing and fresh, with soft and elegant tannins

Contains sulfites