Montefalco Sagrantino

Montefalco Sagrantinodocg

PRODUCTION AREA: Gualdo Cattaneo (PG)

VINIFICATION: Grapes are harvested by keeping them separated by type and plot; fermentation and maceration in stainless steel tanks for 20 days at controlled temperature (24-28° C) with daily pumping and delastage; at the end of alcoholic fermentation, maceration period is continued bringing the temperature to 29° C for about 48 hours; after the racking, wines are immediately put into French oak barrels where it will carry out the malolactic fermentation. It will still in wood for 12 months 

Tasting notes:

Decisive, strong, tannic concentration evident, above all when still young. To serve in large glasses at 18°. Perfect for roasted red meats, rich and elaborate dishes, aged cheeses

Maturing capacity in bottle:

10 to 15 years

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Awards

2004

  • WINE SPECTATOR
    88 pt.
  • GAMBERO ROSSO
    3 BICCHIERI

2005

  • THE WINE ADVOCATE
    90 pt.
  • IWC
    90 pt.
  • GAMBERO ROSSO
    2 BICCHIERI ROSSI

2006

  • WINE ENTHUSIAST
    88 pt.
  • THE WINE ADVOCATE
    92+ pt.
  • GAMBERO ROSSO
    2 BICCHIERI ROSSI
  • VERONELLI
    93 pt.
  • LUCA MARONI
    92 pt.

2007

  • WINE SPECTATOR
    88 pt.
  • JAMES SUCKLING
    93 pt.
  • GAMBERO ROSSO
    3 BICCHIERI
  • THE WINE ADVOCATE
    92 pt.

2008

  • WINE &SPIRITS
    91 pt.
  • THE WINE ADVOCATE
    91 pt.
  • VERONELLI
    94 pt.
  • JAMES SUCKLING
    94 pt.
  • WINE ENTHUSIAST
    90 pt.

2009

  • DANIELE CERNILLI
    87 pt.

2009

  • DANIELE CERNILLI
    87 pt.