Sagrantino di Montefalco 2011 DOCG Benincasa
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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.