100% Sagrantino variety from our mass selection. First year of production 2003 Chiusa di Pannone vineyard (2.70 hectares). Planting year 1995. Altitude 400 meters above sea level. Southern exposure, rows oriented according to the slope. Sixth of a plant with about 5,000 vines / hectare). Soil of Pleistocene origin, clayey-calcareous, rich in gravels and fluvio-lacustrine conglomerates. Harvest Generally at the end of October with manual harvesting of the grapes. Vinification Filling of the maceration tanks by gravity, after sorting the grapes. Fermentation on the skins for 3-4 weeks; malolactic fermentation carried out in wood. Aging Matures for at least 30 months in mainly large oak barrels. Before bottling, it rests in concrete tanks for a few months. Tasting Intense ruby red color. Rich and powerful nose, ethereal and very complex. Typically characterized by notes of fruit and aromatic herbs, where citrus fruits, cherries, berries, mint and oregano stand out. On the palate it is a very structured wine, with a strong and integrated tannin. Wine that is best expressed with a long refinement in the bottle. Pairings Accompanies grilled and roasted meats, braised or stewed red meats, game and aged hard cheeses. Optimal period of consumption Montefalco Sagrantino generally reaches full maturity 10-15 years after the harvest and is able to refine in the bottle for over 30 years.