Sagrantino Passito

Sagrantino Passitodocg

PRODUCTION AREA: Gualdo Cattaneo (PG) 

VINIFICATION: Grapes are manually harvested and left to dry in the racks at controlled temperature and humidity until a correct concentration; fermentation and maceration take place in stainless steel tanks for 15 days at controlled temperature (24°-28° C); after the racking, wine is immediately transferred into French oak barrels where it will stay for 6 months followed by 6 months bottle aging

TASTING NOTES:

Full palate, sweet, with a slight initial tannic, good persistence. To serve between 14° C and 16° C, in tulip-shaped glasses. Perfect with dried fruit, apple strudel and chocolate cake

Maturing capacity in bottle:

15 years 

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Awards

2006

  • IWC
    92 pt.
  • WINE ENTHUSIAST
    88 pt.

2007

  • JAMES SUCKLING
    94 pt.
  • WINE ENTHUSIAST
    90 pt.

2008

  • THE WINE ADVOCATE
    90 pt.