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Sagrantino di Montefalco 2009 DOCG Benincasa

Umbria
Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG
2009
Sku: 0513
out of stock

Awards and honors

Punteggio sommelier
89/100
2019

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Wine Characteristics

Winery
Benincasa
Region
Umbria
Wine list:
Sagrantino di Montefalco
Denomination:
Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG
Vintage:
2009
Grapes:
100% Sagrantino
Alcohol:
16,50%
Dimension:
Standard bottle
Cl:
75cl
Style:
Full-bodied and intense
Pairing:
Cold meats and salami, mushroom risotto, Roast meat, Hard cheese, spicy cheese, Cut of beff, Pasta with meat sauce

Descrizione vino

Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG is a red wine from Umbria region.  Grapes that give life to this wine are 100% Sagrantino. Bunches are harvested and put in wooden cases. Then grapes get destemmed and carefully pressed. After a 20 days fermentation, wine is moved in barriques where refinement takes place for at least 18 months.

 

Characteristics of Sagrantino di Montefaco wine

This Sagrantino di Montefalco presents a ruby red colour with reflections due to tannins. Bouquet is dominated by blackberry and tobacco notes. Its characteristic tannic amount leads it a strong but refined taste.

 

Recommended pairings while tasting this red wine

It should be served in a wide crystal glass at a temperature of 18°-20°C. Decantation is suggested 2 or 3 hours before serving to enhance its qualities. This wine can be paired with grilled or stewed red meat, game meat and white meat.

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