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Sagrantino 2012 Preview

On the 22nd and 23rd February Montefalco is going to be welcoming experts, both from the press and from the wine-making field, from all over the world, to present the 2012 vintage of one of the world's best-known wines: Sagrantino.


Over the two days, which are reserved for journalists, restaurateurs and buyers, together with this great Umbrian red there will also be the presentation of special wines from the area: in the beautiful setting of the Chiostro di Sant'Agostino and the Complesso Museale San Francesco (San Francesco Museum Complex) there will be tastings of Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG 2012, Montefalco Rosso DOC 2013, Montefalco Rosso DOC Riserva 2012 and Montefalco Bianco DOC 2014.

There will be a prize-giving ceremonies for the winners of the "Etichetta d'Autore 2012", a competition for young Italian and international cartoonists to design a wine label, for "Sagrantino nel piatto", aimed at the restaurateurs who have distinguished themselves in the preparation of dishes with Sagrantino and paired with wines from Montefalco, for "Miglior Carta dei Vini Montefalco", which chooses the best wine list dedicated to wines with the Montefalco appellation, and lastly for the "Gran Premio del Sagrantino", a professional sommelier competition with more than fifteen sommeliers participating.

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