MONTEFALCO SAGRANTINO PASSITO DOCG

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:Second and third week of October.
  
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 total (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:14,5 %
  
SERVING TEMPERATURE:18-20 °C
  
PAIRINGS:Wine to be paired with game, aged cheese, almond pastries or enjoyed on its own.
Sagrantino di Montefalco Passito DOCG

MONTEFALCO SAGRANTINO PASSITO DOCG

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