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Red wine 2008 Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG Arquata®, Umbria, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Price: Up to 25.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Large wood
Registration number : #Ad-L40-2008

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 25 June 2014

DOCG area (also Sagrantino di Montefalco) for red wine in the Italian region Umbria, The classification was issued in 1993. The zone covers the entire city community Montefalco (there is also a DOC area under this name) as well as parts of the municipalities of Bevagna, Castel Ritaldi, Giano dell'Umbria and Gualdo Cattaneo in the province of Perugia. The dry red wine is 100% unmixed from the eponymous grape variety Sagrantino vinified. The alcohol content must have at least 13% vol. For the sweet Passito 14.5% vol is required from raisin grapes. The maturation period for both is at least 30 months, of...

The red grape variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Sagrantino Rosso and Sagrantino di Montefalco. According to a no longer verifiable hypothesis, the variety was made by Byzantine monks in the Middle Ages Greece or by Franciscans from Asia Minor Umbria introduced. The name, which may be derived from “sacro” (holy), is also intended to indicate this. According to an undetectable hypothesis, it is said to be a descendant of Pliny the Elder (23-79) mentioned ancient grape Be "Itriola". The late-ripening vine is prone to the wrong people mildew, It produces dark ruby red, tannin-rich red wines with...

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