a bold red for Super Tuscan & Chianti admirers, from south of Perugia in the heart of Italy.
typical Umbrian blend (Sangiovese dominant) sourced from clay soil, vines range from 15-30 years in age. all estate fruit.
deep ruby red color showing just a faint hint of age, wild black berries and plums, clove, sage, mocha, well-structured (the Sagrantino imparts darker color and grippy tannins) and robust full bodied red, long earthy finish with cassis and hints of leather.
decant this brooding bottle for 30+ mins before your next dinner party.
region: Montefalco, Umbria, Italy
varietal: 70% Sangiovese 30% Sagrantino
style: bold red
farming/cellar: certified organic, hand harvested, 15 days fermentation, 15 days maceration, 6 months on light lees. Bâtonnage (lees stirring). Aging: 12 months in French oak tonneaux.
pairing: grilled meat, hanger steak from Sweetwater,