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Gold Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG

Sagrantino is a native varietal of Umbria, which, according to some, was brought to the region by Franciscan monks centuries ago. In the last 30 years, Sagrantino has enjoyed a resurgence in Umbria.

Gold is an elevated expression of Sagrantino made from the estate’s two historic vineyards, Santa Maria del Fico and San Marco. This wine is only made in the best vintages.

Owner: Unipol Assicurazioni S.p.A.
Website: www.tenutedelcerro.it
Winemaker: Riccardo Cotarella
Type: Red wine
Varietals: 100% Sagrantino

Vineyard Location: Santa Maria del Fico and San Marco (Gualdo Cattaneo)
Orientation: South-East
Elevation: 350 m a.s.l.
Trellising: Spurred cordon
Vines/Acre: 4,000-5,000/Ha
Soil: Limy soil with clay deposits

Fermentation using selected yeasts in stainless steel for 20 days at 24-28 °C. Maceration on the skins for 20 days with daily pumping over; delestages during alcoholic fermentation

Aging Process
Aged 18 months in 225 L French oak barrique followed by 36 months of bottle ­refinement

Tasting Notes
Color: Deep ruby red
Bouquet: Intense and complex nose with hints of black fruit, licorice, dried tobacco, and spices
Flavor: The flavor is rich, full bodied and elegant. A clear expression of the terroir and of the grape variety, with chewy tannins and a long flavorful finish
Pairings: Suitable for roasts, game and aged cheeses

Alcohol Content: 15%
Serving Temperature: 62°F
Production: 8,000 bts