Controlled and Guaranteed Designation of Origin 2008
Since the Middle Ages, when a community of monks settled in the area, Sagrantino wine has been made from the eponymous indigenous grape variety grown on the hills surrounding Montefalco.
The etymology of the Sagrantino grape and its wine, in fact, derives from the Latin word for priest, sacer. Grapes: 100% Sagrantino. Colour: intense ruby red. Bouquet: currants, blackberries, vanilla. Taste: tannic, very persistent. Ageing: 30 months in French oak barrels, 6 months in the bottle.
- ALCOHOL BY VOLUME: 14,5%
- SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16°-18°C
- BEST PAIRED WITH: Red meat - Wild game - Aged cheese
- THE WINE DISTRICTS: Central Italy - Umbria