Sacer Montefalco Sagrantino

Sacer Montefalco Sagrantinodocg

PRODUCTION AREA: Gualdo Cattaneo (PG)

VINIFICATION: Grapes are harvested in boxes by selecting the best parcels for exposure and soil type; fermentation and maceration in stainless steel tanks for 15 days at controlled temperature (24°-28° C) with daily pumping and délestage; at the end of alcoholic fermentation, maceration period is continued bringing the temperature to 29° C; after the racking, wine is immediately transferred with its fine lees into French oak barrels, where malolactic fermentation will carry out and will undergo weekly batonnage for the next 6 months. It will still in wood for 6 months and 12 months in bottle

TASTING NOTES:

Deep red color, strong at the nose with hint of red fruits and leather, it is strong and the tannic concentration is evident. To serve in large glasses at 18° C. Perfect for roasted red meats, rich dishes and aged cheeses

Maturing capacity in bottle:

15 to 20 years

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Awards

2004

  • THE WINE ADVOCATE
    92 pt.
  • IWC
    93 pt.
  • WINE SPECTATOR
    89 pt.
  • GAMBERO ROSSO
    3 BICCHIERI
  • VERONELLI
    96 pt.
  • LUCA MARONI
    96 pt.
  • VINI D'ITALIA L'ESPRESSO
    18/20 (eccellenza)

2005

  • WINE ENTHUSIAST
    90 pt.
  • THE WINE ADVOCATE
    93 pt.
  • GAMBERO ROSSO
    3 BICCHIERI
  • VERONELLI
    97 pt.

2006

  • WINE SPECTATOR
    89 pt.
  • JAMES SUCKLING
    93 pt.
  • AIS
    5 GRAPPOLI
  • THE WINE ADVOCATE
    92 pt.
  • WINE ENTHUSIAST
    91 pt.

2007

  • THE WINE ADVOCATE
    90 pt.
  • DANIELE CERNILLI
    93 pt.
  • VINI BUONI D'ITALIA
    4 STELLE

2008

  • JAMES SUCKLING
    92 pt.
  • JAMES SUCKLING
    92 pt.
  • JAMES SUCKLING
    92 pt.

2009

  • AWC VIENNA
    SILVER MEDAL

2010

  • AWC VIENNA
    SILVER MEDAL