Montefalco Rosso "Le Grazie" DOC 2015 Villa Mongalli
Awards and honors
Le Grazie of the Villa Mongalli winery is perfectly represented by its name. It is kind, refined, elegant, bodied and round. It has the DOC certification and it is made by a blend of 60% Sangiovese grapes, 15% of Sagrantino and Merlot and 10% of Cabernet Sauvignon. There is an aging period in oak barrels and then a bottle aging. The cultivation soils are pebbly and they are exposed at south-west and are located at 360-400 meters above the sea level. The profit is 70 quintal per hectare cultivated with the cordon spur pruning. The density is 5000 trees per hectare. The harvest lasts 20 days in October and only the merlot is picked in the first decade of September.
Characteristics of the red wine Montefalco Rosso Le Grazie
Le Grazie of the Villa Mongalli winery has an intense ruby red color. The perfume is wide, fruity with spicy and blackberry aromas with right tannins. The taste is round, structured and persistent. It is also pleasant and medium sweet.
Suggested pairings with this red wine from Umbria
The Le grazie wine is perfect with local courses such as the first courses with meat, vegetables creams such as aubergine, zucchini and savoy cabbage. It is also good with braised or in humid meat. It has to be served at 18°C in a Ballon wine glass to guarantee the oxygenation and the scent to the nose.