Milziade Antano Sagrantino di Montefalco – 2017


750 bottle

Winery: Milziade Antano Fattoria Colleallodole

This gorgeous wine shows the beautiful power of Sagrantino, Italy’s most tannic grape, with a surprisingly elegant fruit profile that highlights the quality behind this historic producer.

Vineyard Designation: Bevagna (PG)

Vintage: 2017

Region: Umbria

Appellation: Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG

Wine Type: Red

Varietal: 100% Sagrantino

Alcohol %: 15,5

SKU: FC-SAG-17 Categories: , ,

Harvest Date: Hand harvested between mid September and mid October

Aging: Aged for 37 months, of which 16 -18 are in large oak casks, and 4-6 in the bottle before release.

Tasting Notes: Made with 100% Sagrantino, one of the most tannic varietal in the world, this wine is majestic and mysterious yet refined. Deep ruby red color, with violet reflections. Aromas of black plum, fig, tobacco, leather and licorice rest on a background of forest floor, with just a kiss of old oak, and a hint of burnt rubber that blows off with aeration. Dry, robust and persistent with refined intense tannins on the finish.

Vineyard Notes: Vineyard location: Bevagna (PG). Soil type: clay. Altitude: 265 meters above sea level. Average age of vineyards: 10-35 years. Training system: Spurred Cordon. Density: 2.700/5.000 plants per hectare. Yield: 5,000 kg per hectare.

Production Notes: 8,000 bottles produced. Fermented in stainless steel vats using only the natural yeasts present on the grapes. Aged for 37 months, of which 16-18 in large oak casks, and 4-6 in the bottle.

Winemaker Notes: The Sagrantino di Montefalco by Milziade Antano is a red wine of great personality, focused, exuberant and powerful. A great example of Sagrantino which was created thanks to the passion, care and dedication of Francesco Antano, called “The Artisan of Sagrantino”.

Food Pairing: Pairs particularly well with meat based dishes, including wild game. Also a delightful accompaniment to well aged cheese and cured meats.

Other Notes: 2015 Vintage: Bibenda 5 Grappoli

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