Umbria: Colsanto Montefalco Rosso

$28

Vineyards: located at Montarone in the municipality of Bevagna.

Origin of ground: alluvial

Type of ground: Clay, lime

Grape: Sangiovese e Sagrantino

Vines per hectare: 7000

HARVEST: The grapes are harvested at the beginning of October by hand using boxes, followed by gentle destemming.

VINIFICATION AND REFINING: he fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature of 23°C on the skins for fifteen days. This is followed by the malolactic fermentation which takes place 70% inside wooden barrels and 30% in steel tanks. Maturing lasts 15 months and this also takes place 70% in wooden barrels and 30% in steel tanks. At the end of this period, the wine is assembled and bottled. There follows a further period of refining in the bottle.

ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS: It has an intense ruby red color. Its bouquet is fruity. Well bodied, on the palate its tannins are soft and the aftertaste is long. 

Drink with: matured cheeses, grilled meat.

Longevity: 10-12 years.

Serve at: 18°C.

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