Sagrantino di Montefalco
Controlled and Guaranteed Designation of Origin 2008

Since the Middle Ages, when a community of monks settled in the area, Sagrantino wine has been made from the eponymous indigenous grape variety grown on the hills surrounding Montefalco. The etymology of the Sagrantino grape and its wine, in fact, derives from the Latin word for priest, sacer.

Grapes: 100% Sagrantino
Colour: intense ruby red
Bouquet: currants, blackberries, vanilla
Taste: tannic, very persistent
Ageing: 30 months in French oak barrels, 6 months in the bottle

The Wine districts: Central Italy - Umbria
Alcohol by volume: 14,5% Vol.
Serving Temperature: 16°-18°C
Best paired with: Red meat - Wild game - Aged cheese