Cantina Roccafiore – Montefalco Rosso

Producer: Cantina Roccafiore
Wine: Montefalco Rosso
Grape Variety: Sangiovese 50 %, Petit Verdot 30%, Sagrantino 20%
Production Zone: Montefalco, Umbria, Italy
Altitude: 1200 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 3 tons per acre
Exposure: Southeast, southwest
Soil: slopy steeper clay surface.
Vinification & Aging: Prolonged fermentation with natural yeasts at controlled temperatures the grapes after fermentation and maceration for 10 days, soft pressing with horizontal press membrane. Minimum 18 months in large barrels of Slavonian oak ages range from 5 to 70 years. Clarification with natural sedimentation by decanting. Refining in bottle for 6 months.
Acidity: 5.1 g/l
Residual Sugar: 4.6 g/l
Production: 1,000 cases
Alcohol: 12.5%
Description: Dark ruby red, aroma is remarkable for its intensity and persistence. Providing a large volume aromatic fruit and spice sensations of cherry and blackberry
Food Pairing: Pairs well with spiced braised meat and also with creamy cheeses.
Montefalco Rosso