Montefalco Sagrantino D.O.C.G.

Grape variety

100% Sagrantino

Year of vineyard planting

1970 1995 2001


400m above sea level

Training system

spurred cordon


early of October

Yield per hectare

45 hl/ha

Ageing casks

large oak barrels 25hl at least for 36 months

Bottle ageing

at least 6 Months

Characteristics of wine


Fermentation on the skins for 15-20 days at temperature
Controlled by 25 -28 °C.

Characteristics of wine

Organoleptic characteristics

Complex and persistent nose, spicy and floral. It brings to mind blackberries and red fruit jams. In the mouth it is warm, with balanced tannins and a decisive full body. It’s a wine which will evolve impressively in the next 4-8 years.

Characteristics of wine

Serving temperature and food pairing

Serve at 18 – 20°C it goes very well with different kinds of meats, from sapid dishes like red meats to stronger game. It’s excellent with extra mature hard cheeses.