Sagrantino di Montefalco - Goretti
Varietal: 100% Sagrantino Alcohol %: 14
Exposure: West / East Sugar Residual: g/l
Dry Extract: g/l Altitude: 400 mts ASL
Soil: Medium soil, limestone-clay mix. Age of Vines: 10+ yrs
Appellation: DOCG Montefalco.
On the nose it is complex, very rich. Touch of ripe red fruit, mature black-fruit, blackberry, cherry and black currant with spicy nuances of cocoa, vanilla, liquorice and cinnamon aromas. On the palate it is medium to full bodied, with nice notes, warm and austere, with a perfect harmony between the coffee and tobacco nuances. Slightly tannic. 100% Sagrantino.
Winemaking: Controlled alcoholic fermentation and maceration.
Aging: 14 to 18 months in barriques and then usually between 12 to 14 months in bottle for refinement.
Food Pairing: Pasta dishes with intense tomato sauce, roast and grilled meats and fish, excellent with spicy chicken, beef, lamb, game or cheeses.
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