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Lungarotti
The estate is located in the municipality of Torgiano in the Italian region Umbrien. The history of the traditional family goes back 300 years. The business was taken over by the Umbrian wine legend...
Name: Lungarotti
Foundation year: 1962
Address: Address 06089 Torgiano, Italy
Growing area: Umbria
Vineyard: 250 ha
Owner: CHIARA LUNGAROTTI
Managing Director: ALESSANDRO ALI
Wine Maker: VINCENZO PEPE
Oenologist: LORENZO LANDI
Phone: Phone
Fax: Fax
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Opening time: Monday to Friday, from 9.00-13.00 and 15.00-18.00
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The wines keep constant high level and are usually the best in their respective category in the area. Weaknesses, there is little, but can occur in difficult vintages. However, this must be balanced in good years with particularly compelling assortments so that an operation can hold the status. In most cases you can blindly buy.
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0.75 L
2012 Torgiano Rosso Riserva DOCG Rubesco® "Vigna Monticchio"
32.90 €
91 WP - Excellent
Translate to English Editor note: Fester, etwas tabakiger, gewürziger und leicht getrocknet-kräuteriger Duft nach reifen schwarzen und...
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0.75 L
2017 Torgiano Bianco DOC Grechetto-Trebbiano Torre di Giano
87 WP - Very good
Translate to English Editor note: Klare, herbe Nase mit pflanzlichen, zart hefigen, mineralischen und kühlen gelbfruchtigen Noten. Hel...
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2011 Torgiano Rosso Riserva DOCG Rubesco® "Vigna Monticchio"
91 WP - Excellent
Translate to English Editor note: Herber, recht fester und komplexer, getrocknet-kräuteriger bis tabakiger, dazu etwas pfeffrig-gewürz...
0.75 L
2014 Montefalco Rosso DOC
88 WP - Very good
Translate to English Editor note: Nussiger und etwas tabakig-holzwürziger Duft nach reifen roten und schwarzen Beeren mit pfeffrig-gew...
0.375 L
2014 Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG
89 WP - Very good
Translate to English Editor note: Fester, herber, tabakiger Duft nach schwarzen Beeren und ein wenig Trockenkräutern mit getrocknet-fl...
0.75 L
2015 Torgiano Rosso DOC
86 WP - Very good
Translate to English Editor note: Fester, leicht tabakiger und teeriger Duft nach überwiegend schwarzen Beeren mit leicht jodigen Töne...

The estate is located in the municipality of Torgiano in the Italian region Umbria. The history of the traditional family goes back 300 years. The business was taken over by the Umbrian wine legend Giorgio Lungarotti (1910-1999) in the early 1960s. In 1936 he had completed his agricultural studies with a thesis on modern viticulture techniques. In the 1970s, after extensive experiments, he put high Quality standards the foundation stone for the DOC classification of the area Torgiano. Today the company is run by his daughters Teresa Severini and Chiara Lungarotti. The possession of Lungarotti Società Agricola also includes that in the Tuscany Azienda Agricola Stomennano.

Lungarotti - Montefalco Estate - Teresa Severini and Chiara Lungarotti

Various cultural activities are carried out in a foundation and two museums are operated, among other things. These are “Museo del Vino” (artifacts and information on 5,000 years of wine history) and “Museo dell'Olivo e dell'Olio” (olive cultivation). Maria Grazia Marchetti Lungarotti is responsible for the management. There are two production companies (country estates). The Torgiano wine cellar was built in 1962 and expanded in the following decades. The Montefalco wine cellar was built in 2000 in the style of a country house. Festivities and weddings are organized on the ground floor. The wine is vinified in the cellar.

The vineyards cover 230 hectares in the municipality of Torgiano and 20 hectares in the municipality of Montefalco. It will be the red wine varieties Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Colorino, Merlot, Pinot Nero ( Pinot Noir ) and Sagrantino, as well as with the white varieties Vermentino, Trebbiano Toscano, Grechetto di Todi, Chardonnay and Pinot Grigio ( Pinot gris ) cultivated. The vineyards in Montefalco have been managed according to the certified guidelines of the Organic viticulture (Organic). In the vineyards of Torgiano one sustainable Management according to certified rules operated by VIVA.

The large product range includes DOC wines Montefalco, Torgiano and Torgiano Vin Santo, DOCG wines Torgiano Rosso Riserva, Montefalco Sagrantino and Montefalco Sagrantino Passito such as IGT -Wines Umbria. The flagship of the house is the DOCG "Torgiano Rosso Riserva Rubesco Vigna Monticchio", which is made from 100% Sangiovese. After one year of fermentation and aging in wood (each 50% large wooden barrel and ) the wine matures in the bottle for another five years. Other premium wines are DOCG "Montefalco Sagrantino (100% Sagrantino; 12 months aging in barrels; 24 months in bottle), DOC Torgiano Bianco" Torre di Giano Vigna il Pino "(Vermentino, Trebbiano and Grechetto; 30% fermentation and aging in barriques and 70% fermentation and aging in stainless steel; 12 months in bottle). 2.3 million bottles of wine are produced annually. Around 45% are exported to 50 countries worldwide. Besides, too grappa, Olive oil and Balsamic produced.

Lungarotti Region: Italy Umbria
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