Montefalco Rosso DOC
Colour: Red wine
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.
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.
|denomination||Montefalco Rosso DOC|
|grapes||sangiovese, sagrantino, barbera, merlot e 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|