||The Sagrantino grape, which has always been cultivated in the Montefalco area, is the indigenous variety that best represents the wine image of Umbria in the world. The particular adaptation of this grape to the hills of Gualdo Cattaneo allows to obtain wines of great personality.
||Vineyard altitude 300 meters s.l.m.
|Composition of the land
||Strong, clayey, rich in lignite
||Vinification Cold pre-maceration, fermentation at controlled temperature with rare and soft replacements. The must is fermented without contact with the skins in order to enhance the noble tannins. Alcoholic fermentation Stainless steel for 14 days Malolactic fermentation Completely carried out
||Immediately after crushing, the grapes are sent to a pre-curing phase for 48 hours at a temperature of 18 ° C, during which the typical aromatic heritage of Sagrantino is fixed. Subsequently, during fermentation, the last phase of which takes place without the contact with the skins, we intervene with rare and soft replacements to exalt at best the only noble tannins. The wine thus obtained is elevated in 30 Hl barrels where malolactic fermentation takes place.
||In large barrels for 24 months
||Price Falesco Sagrantino Montefalco RC2 2012 € 35.38