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Sagrantino di Montefalco Passito d.o.c.g.

Aged in oak barrels and then in bottles, this wine has an intense ruby red colour with garnet hues and a characteristic bouquet.
To be enjoyed at the end of a meal or during conversation.
Eclectic array of pairings: from spicy, savoury game to desserts made with almonds.

On the label: Montefalco held up by St. Fortunato, from a 15th-century.

Name: Sagrantino Passito di Montefalco DOCG
First year of production: 1985
Average annual production: 8.000 bottles

Vineyard
District: Montefalco (PG)
Orientation:South-Southeast
Altitude: 200 metres above sea level
Soil:Moderately clayey, mildly alkaline, very good drainage
Vines planted in: 1997 - 2000 - 2001
Training system: Spurred cordon
Vine density: 5,000 plants/ha
Yield per hectare:3,500 L/ha

Grape varieties: Sagrantino 100% passito

Winemaking process
Harvest period: ate October. The grapes are carefully selected and left to dry on racks in ventilated areas.
Maceration:for an extended period on the skins
Fermentation: in 50 hl stainless steel vats at 20C
Ageing: in oak barrels and then in bottles
Bottling period: 32 months after harvest
Available for sale:late June

Characteristics
Colour: intense ruby red
Bouquet:rich, with hints of ripe red berries and dried fruit
Taste:firmly structured, balanced, with supple tannins, sweetish, full-bodied.

Serving temperature: 18/20C
Pairings:game, aged hard cheeses, almond pastries or enjoyed on its own.

 
 



   
 
 
 
 
 
     
 

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