Classification: Montefalco Rosso DOC
Variety: 70% Sangiovese, 15% Sagrantino, 15% Merlot Bottles produced: 180.000
Altitude: 200-300 meters above sea level Yield per hectare: 9-10 tons
System of growing: Spurred Cordon Vine density: 5.000-6.000 vines per hectare
Aging: 12 months in wood (70% in Slavonian barrels; 30% in French oak barrique), minimum 4 months aging in bottle
Type of soil: Limestone,
Clay Time of harvest: September-October
First vintage produced: 1975
Aging potential: 6-8 years
Serving temp and pairing suggestions: This red wine, best served at a temperature between 64-65°F, can be enjoyed by itself or with food, such as red and white meats, charcuterie, or aged cheeses.
Arnaldo Caprai is the acknowledged leader in the production of top quality Sagrantino di Montefalco, a wine produced exclusively from grapes of Sagrantino, the variety that has been growing in the region of Montefalco for more than four hundred years.
|denomination||Montefalco Rosso DOC|
|Ageing||12 months in oak casks and French oak barrels, at least 4 months in bottle|
|Food Type||cold cuts and medium-aged cheeses, pasta dishes and succulent roasts of white and red meat. Serve at 18 ° C|