||50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Canaiolo Nero, 40% Sangiovese
||It bears the signature of Giorgio Lungarotti because with his continuous desire to experiment, he wanted to try this blend, unusual for its time, creating the first “Superumbrian” in 1977. On the label, Saint George and the dragon, detail from the famous painting by Raffaello on display in the Louvre, in tribute to the traditional feast day of Saint George on April 23rd when the custom still alive today is to light propitiatory bonfires in the vineyards around Torgiano.
|Composition of the land
||The cabernet vineyard has pebbles with a medium mix and tends towards limestone on a tufa sbsoil; the Sangiovese is from the Monticchiolo vineyard, with is clay layers alternating with sandy fringes in the lower part of the hillside.
|Yield x hectare
||4500 kg/Ha for cabernet and 6000 kg/Ha for Sangiovese.
||Second half of September.
||Fermented in stainless steel with 25-28 days of skin maceration.
||12 months in barrique e and over 8 years in the bottle.
||It is a perfect match with roasted red meat, game and venison as well as sharp cheeses.
||Price Lungarotti San Giorgio 2006 € 13.36