Sagrantino de Montefalco DOCG 2007

Sagrantino de Montefalco DOCG 2007
100% Sagrantino grapes. Made from grapes that were harvested by hand in the designated Montefalco region, this wine matured in oak barrels for 18 months. Benincasa makes a fruit-heavy, very tannic Sagrantino that fits the wine's reputation. With its dry notes of tobacco and blackberry, this wine pairs well with stronger aged cheeses and red meats.

About the Vineyards

Cantina Benincasa was established in 1964 by Domenico Benincasa. The vineyard was originally composed of six hectares of land used to produce Sagrantino and Montefalco Rosso. Today, the farm covers 46 hectares, 10 of which are planter with grapevines and 18 with olive trees. The rest compromises arable land, woods and truffle fields. After the 2000 harvest, the vineyard passed to Benincasa’s third generation: Marco and Roberto Alimenti, the founder’s grandsons.
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