Montefalco Rosso DOC Biologico

Awards: 90/100 Gilbert&Gaillard dec 2020 Three stars Bellavita Award MARCH 2019, Best Value, Gambero Rosso OCT 2018 89/100 Gilbert&Gaillard JULY 2017 – 89/100 Gilbert&Gaillard MAY 2016  -Silver Medal Millésime Bio JAN 2015 – Wine Enthusiast 90/100 AUG 2012.

Montefalco Rosso DOC

Certified organic wine. The farm has been organic certified since 1992.

Representing the strength of the land this is a wine you will fall in love with.  This blend of Sangiovese, Sagrantino, and Ciliegiolo grapes is best described as a gastronomic delight! At its base we find the spirit of Moretti Omero, the first producer of organic wines in the wine district of Montefalco and it remains among the most famous wineries in the area.

Tasting notes: Deep ruby red. At the nose fresh and firm core of wild berries, violet flowers. In the palate good structure and ripe tannins, as aftertaste leather, cloves and nutmeg.

 

Vinification: 15 days fermentation, 15 days maceration, 6 months on light lees. Bâtonnage.

Type: Full bodied red.

Grapes: 70% Sangiovese, 25% Sagrantino, 5%  other red varietes.

Training system: Cordon spur, 15 and 30 years old vines.

Vine density: 6.000 vines per hectare.

Yield per hectare: 60 hl/HA (8 tons).

Type of soil: Clay.

South facing aspect for Sangiovese and North-east facing aspect for Sagrantino.

Harvest: Hand-harvested from the end of September to the first week of October.

Pairing suggestions: First courses with meat sauces, roasted or grilled red meats, seasoned cheeses, prosciutto from Norcia.

Serving temperature: 16-18°C (60-65 °F).

Bottle size: 750 ml, 1,5 lt and 3 lt.

Aging: 12 months in French oak tonneaux.

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Great for meat

★★★★★
Great to pair with steaks !
- Martin

Un vino sincero, ricco ed elegante

★★★★★
In questa bottiglia sono inoltre concentrati i sacrifici e l’orgoglio della famiglia Moretti che permette oggi di portare sulle tavole di pochi intenditori un vino sincero, ricco ed elegante.
- Mario

Dark, very juicy and dept

★★★★★
Dark, very juicy and dept. This wine is a fantastic wine to pair with roasts, game and steaks. Sagrantino is part of the blend - it is known as the king of the red grapes because of the high tannins level. The rest of the blend is Sangiovese and Merlot.
- Steven
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