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Montefalco

Sagrantino

Denominazione di origine controllata e garantita

Grape variety: 100% sagrantino, 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 kg of grapes per plant (55 quintals/hectare)
Harvest: totally hand-picked in 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: 30 months in neutral large barrels of Slavonian oak, after being bottled, it refines at the least 6 months in the bottle

Color: intense ruby red with violet shading
Aromas: notes of blackberry and small red fruits with spicy vibrations
Taste: intense and enveloping, elegant and well-integrated tannins, wine with a huge ageing potential

Contains sulfites