Sagrantino di Montefalco "Della Cima" 2008 DOCG Villa Mongalli
Awards and honors
The red wine Montefalco Sagrantino “Della Cima” is honored by the maximum wine and food certification which is the DOCG which certifies and guarantees the origin. It is produced with 100% Sagrantino grapes and the production method ends with the first aging in French oak barrels and the last one in bottles. This aging permits the wine to achieve chromatic and sensorial nuances very excellent and typical. The soils are sandy with some rocks and they are located at 350-400 meters above the sea level with a cultivation of 5000 units per hectare with the cordon spur pruning. The profit is about 45 quintals per hectare and the grape harvest takes place in the second decade of October.
Characteristics of the Sagrantino di Montefalco "Della Cima"
The proof of the Della Cima wine of the Villa Mongalli winery is 14,5%, the acidity is 5,20 grams per liter and the sugars is 2,58 grams per liter. It has an intense ruby red color with deep garnet reflections. The scent is pungent and penetrating with remarkable aromas of spices, vanilla, herbs and tobacco.
Suggested pairings with the Sagrantino di Montefalco
The Della Cima wine of the the Villa Mongalli winery is perfect with rich courses such has red meat and game. It is very good also with braised meat. It has to be served in a Ballon wine glass.