Montefalco Rosso Riserva
Riserva version of our Montefalco Rosso, wine produced only from the best vintages of Sangiovese.
A blend based on Sangiovese grape varietal, which was 70% of the total until 2015 vintage, and it’s now 80% of it.
Located on the hills between 300 and 400 m a.s.l.; southern and southwesterly exposure; training system spurred cordon & Guyot. Mean age more than 15 years.
It begins with Sangiovese towards the end of September and ends with the typical grape from Montefalco in October. The grapes are hand- picked.
Maceration tanks are filled by gravity feed. Fermentation in contact with the skins and maceration for about 3 – 4 weeks.
The blended component varietals are aged in large oak barrels for at least 18 months. Clarification occurs in cement vats. Bottle ageing for at least 6 months.
Intense ruby red in colour. Olfactory impact very intense and complex with fruity, floral and spicy hints. The taste is structured and elegant, with a remarkable persistence of taste and smell.
Flavoursome first courses; grilled meats, roasts; mature hard cheeses.
2016 vintage: 14,5%
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