If you have yet to explore the Sagrantino grape and the wines of Montefalco, the Arnaldo Caprai Montefalco Rosso DOC is a great introduction. 70% Sangiovese, 15% Sagrantino and 15% Merlot from Montefalco, Italy. The wine spends 12 months in French barriques and at least 6 … [Read more...]
Antonelli Montefalco Sagrantino - Splendid!
When it's time to splurge, look to Sagrantino! 100% Sagrantino from Montefalco, Umbria, Italy. The wine was aged in lightly toasted 500 hL oak barrels for 6 months, followed by 25 hL oak barrels for 18 months followed by 12 months in glass lined cement vats and finally 12 … [Read more...]
Viticoltori Broccatelli Galli Montefalco Rosso - Big, Dry and Delicious
Sangiovese and Sagrantino, better together. A blend of Sangiovese and Sagrantino from Montefalco, Italy. The wine is aged in French oak barriques. … [Read more...]
Montefalco Rosso - The Magic of Sagrantino
Five Favorite Montefalco Rosso under $20 including a BULK BUY! Montefalco Rosso? Sagrantino? Unfortunately these words don't mean much to the average wine drinker, but in today's post we'll try to show you why you should get to know them! Montefalco is a special place in … [Read more...]
Arnaldo-Caprai Collepiano Sagrantino di Montefalco - Exquisite!
100% Sagrantino from Montefalco, Umbria, Italy. SRP of $60 and available for as low as $50 for the 2005 vintage (Saturday Splurge). Sample submitted for review. From the bottle: "Montefalco's tradition as a wine region dates back to the Romans, and Sagrantino, a unique … [Read more...]