Arquata Bianco igt
Colour: White wine
Grape: 50% grechetto, 30% chardonnay, 20% trebbiano
First year of production: 1975
Vineyards: one Vineyard in Bevagna in cru Arquata at 230 m height on clay calcareous soil exposure north-west , one in Montefalco in cru Campoletame at 250m height exposure south-east on sandy-clay-calcareous soil. Plant density 3000-5000 per hectare.
Description: it pours a brilliant straw yellow colour. The initial aroma is of wild flowers and lavender, followed by notes of plum and apple. It is a full-bodied, freshly mineral and pleasantly fruity wine. Fermented and stored in stainless steel tanks, then fined in bottles for about 6 months. Ideal with appetizers, interesting with fish and white meat dishes.
Harvest: handmade end of august, mid-september.
Vinification: grapes are crushed and de-stemmed. Soft pressing and fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature 15-17° C. 4 months “sur lies” maturation.
Cantine Adanti is one of the historic cellars of the Montefalco area in Umbria, famous for its wines protected as Sagrantino and Montefalco Rosso.
It covers about 40 hectares of land, of which 30 to vineyards and 10 to olive groves, located in the hilly areas of Arquata and Colcimino, famous since ancient times for its high quality of olive oil and wine.
The company was founded in the years 60s of the last century, when Domenico Adanti decides to buy the villa Arquata beginning the renovation of the old convent of the Friars Celestine, built on the ruins of the Roman period and then the late Renaissance, and performing at once the replanting of old vines and plant new ones.
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The winery produces mainly red wines from indigenous grapes, Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG dry and sweet, and then the Montefalco Rosso DOC and the Red Arquata Umbria IGT, but also continues to produce the characteristic white wines such as the Grechetto and the Montefalco Bianco. The grapes used, mainly varieties Sangiovese and Sagrantino, but also Cabernet, Barbera, Merlot and Grechetto, come exclusively from estate vineyards.
Today the actual owners of the farm, Pietro, Daniela e Donatella Adanti still aim for a quality production of selected wines and extra virgin olive oil, constantly turning the utmost care to all its products, in respect of the territory and its ancient traditions.
|denomination||Montefalco Bianco DOC|
|grapes||50% grechetto, 30% chardonnay, 20% trebbiano|
|winemaking||grapes are crushed and de-stemmed. Soft pressing and fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature 15-17° C.|
|Ageing||4 months “sur lies” maturation.|
|Food Type||Ideal with appetizers, interesting with fish and white meat dishes.|