Montefalco

    Davero Winery and Dry Creek Valley Sagrantino

    …, Mario Batali. He tried Sagrantino for the first time—a 1994 Paolo Bea Sagrantino di Montefalco—and after tasting it, he said, “I’m going to plant this grape and make this wine.” And he did. Dry Creek Valley Sagrantino, Hawk Mountain. His first Sagrantino vintage came in 2008; he started growing the grape in 2004. My lucky stars were in alignment…

    7 readers - By enotecaMarcella

    Sagrantino – Your Italian Staycation Red

    …, we pop open the wine, which has been given a slight chill (give it about ½ an hour in the fridge). One of my favorite things to serve for occasions like these is a Sagrantino. Sagrantino di Montefalco is a DOCG from the Umbria region of Italy. “Sagrantino” refers to the main town in the region and also the grape which grows in the countryside…

    2 readers - By The Alcohol Professor