Wine and oil

Sagrantino

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The name Sagrantino is inseparable from that of its territory of origin, Montefalco.

It is an ancient grape variety, which can be traced back as far as the first century A.D., and it has always been well anchored in the area where it arose, and which represents its natural habitat.

Although the Dry version currently prevails in the Sagrantino area, the wine was initially Sweet. In the past, in fact, Sagrantino was produced exclusively in the Passito type, obtained by pressing grapes that had been dried on wooden racks.

This production technique was very suitable for Sagrantino grapes, which can dry for months without rotting, with the grapes keeping their sugar component intact for a long time.

In 1992 Sagrantino di Montefalco became the twelfth Italian wine to obtain the DOCG designation and it is now recognized as a flagship Italian wine in the world.

It is a vine grown almost exclusively in the territory of Montefalco, in the province of Perugia. Sagrantino is dark ruby red wine characterized by fruity and spicy notes, with a great structure as well as with a rich and inimitable tannic texture. In the passito version it gives wines of extraordinary intensity and complexity, where the sweetness perfectly balances its hardest natural parts. The wine is particularly suitable for long ageing.