Malot Rosso Del'Umbria IGP 2010

Malot Rosso Del'Umbria IGP 2010
50% Merlot, 50% Cabernet Sauvignon. Malot comes from the hills of Torgiano, in the heart of Umbria. Made from Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes, its intense character matures in French oak barriques, from the forest of Bertranges. Malot takes its name from an Umbrian commander whose legendary deeds were inspired by the myth of Janus. His temperament is reflected in this red wine. Born of the passions and creativity of a family whose name has been linked to the nature that makes this land unique since the early 1900s.

About the Vineyards

The Margaritelli vineyard is located in the center of Umbria and expands over 52 hectares. Established in 1870, the Margaritelli family had a vision to combine family tradition with innovation. It is for this reason that 22 hectares of the vineyard are dedicated to experimental vines, which are then used in a small testing laboratory to explore optimum wine making processes. From the rich clay soil and at an altitude of about 250 meters, the Margaritelli vineyard produces 50,000 bottles of four different Umbrian labels each year.
  • Fact 1:

    The wines are aged in special barrels from sustainably farmed forests in France.

  • Fact 2:

    Around thirty hectares are destined towards the regular production and market, while the other 22 hectares consist of experimental vines.

  • Fact 3:

    Altitude: 200-250 meters. Grown in clay soil.

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