Grape: 70% sangiovese, 15% sagrantino, 15% merlot
First year of production: 2008
Vineyards: vineyards in Bevagna (Pg) in Vocabolo Arquata at 230m height, exposure South-East on clay-calcareous soil
Description: accurate selection of the excellent Sangiovese grapes together with Sagrantino and Merlot. Ageing in oak barrels for 30 months. This is a structured and persistent wine. The bouquet presents notes of mature fruits and spices. Pairing with mature hard cheeses, grilled meats and well structured courses.
Harvest: handmade from mid-September until the beginning 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.
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 riserva doc|
|grapes||sangiovese sagrantino merlot|
|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||aging in oak barrels for 24 months before della'imbottigliamento. Aged in the bottle for a year.|
|Food Type||match with hard cheeses, meat dishes grilled or well structured.|