Wine Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG 2004
The color of wine is its most interesting feature: very intense, almost impenetrable ruby color.
This wine has a powerful taste with a great structure and hard tannins, which become softer after several years of development. In layered taste of wine is good enough notes of blueberry, blackberry, spices, sweets and toasty oak.
The wine has a rich aroma with notes of red berries, spices and vanilla.
The wine goes well with grilled meats, game and aged cheeses (Gorgonzola, Fontina).
Sagrantino di Montefalco - a legendary wine, which is very popular not only in Italy but throughout the world, because it belongs to the great red wines of Italy. He even ordered the wedding Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones!
What is so good this wine? First grade Sargantino from which it is created, today grows only in Umbria and Italian winemakers even filed a petition to the Italian government with a request to restrict planting grapes in neighboring areas. Thanks to their efforts in 1992 created a separate zone Sagrantino di Montefalco, graduating in Italian wine hierarchy status DOCG. Secondly, the present Sagrantino di Montefalco is aged in new French oak barrels, because only they are capable to tame the power of natural grape tannins. Ssrok shutter speeds of at least 18 months, after which the wine has been developing for 12 months in bottles. And, thirdly, it is not inferior to the best red wines of Bordeaux, having a complex bouquet, excellent balance and a strong tannic basis by which wine can be a long time to develop in the bottle, only improving its flavor characteristics. It is also important that this Sagrantino di Montefalco price compares favorably with French wines.