Grape: 70% sangiovese, 15% sagrantino, 5% barbera, 5% merlot, 5% cabernet
First year of production: 1979
Vineyards: Vineyards in Bevagna (Pg) in Vocabolo Arquata at 230m height, exposure South-East on clay-calcareous soil. Plant density: 3.000 - 5.000 per hectare.
Description: it pours a vibrant ruby red with aromas typical of the Montefalco soil: a fusion of balsamic and fruity notes ranging from cherry to currant, blackberry and plum. The mouthfeel is fresh with a balanced suite of tannins, and a rich perky flavour enlivens the fruity and balsamic tones. The wine is aged in large oak barrels for at least 12 months before bottling. Ideally matched with savoury dishes and mature cheeses
Harvest: Handmade in the second half of September and in the first week of October.
Vinification: Grapes are crushed and de-stemmed, fermentation is made in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature at 28° C. Maceration of 3-4 weeks with pumping over and delestage. Ageing: barrels and tonneaux for 12 months.
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 rosso doc|
|grapes||sangiovese sagrantino barbera merlot cabernet|
|winemaking||Grapes are crushed and de-stemmed, fermentation is made in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature at 28° C. Maceration of 3-4 weeks with pumping over and delestage|
|Ageing||barrels and tonneaux for 12 months.|
|Food Type||Ideally matched with savoury dishes and mature cheeses|