MONTEFALCO SAGRANTINO DOCG PASSITO

Very ample wine, with a great structure, long aromatic persistence and a typical tannic finish supported by a pleasant sweetness. Wine with great evolutionary capabilities in the bottle. In fact, it can be aged in the bottle for many years, improving noticeably.

GRAPES VARIETY: 100% Sagrantino
   
PRODUCTION AREA: Montefalco
   
SOIL COMPOSITION: Soil of sedimentary origin, weakly clayey with the presence of gravel and limestone.
   
ALTITUTE: 300 a.s.l
   
ORIENTATION: South-East
   
LAYOUT: 3.000 vines per hectare
   
TRAINING SYSTEM: Spur-pruned cordon
   
YEALD PER HECTARE: 50 q/ha
   
HARVEST: End of October, beginning of November (late harvest)
   
GRAPE-DRYING:

Before the vinification process, the grapes are dried on special facilities

   
VINIFICATION: Maceration on the skins for at least 10 days at a fermentation temperature of 26/28°
   
AGEING: 36 months in oak barrel – 4 months in bottle
   
AGEING THRESHOLD: 10 – 15 years
   
COLOUR: Intense ruby red colour with pomegranate hues
   
OLFACTORY NOTES: Typical ripe fruit spores with noticeable marmalade over-tones, dried plum and cherry, all enriched by overtones of vanilla, cinnamon and other species typical of the variety
   
FLAVOR: Full-bodied wine, with an ample structure, long aromatic persistence with a typical tannic and accompanied by an enjoyable sweetness
   
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 15 %
   
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18-20 °C
   
PAIRINGS: Wine to be paired with game, aged cheese, almond pastries or enjoyed on its own

MONTEFALCO SAGRANTINO DOCG PASSITO

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