Montefalco

    2006 Antonelli San Marco “Chiusa di Pannone”...

    … 2006 Antonelli San Marco “Chiusa di Pannone” Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG Sagrantino is a special grape from Umbria, Italy that can make some really nice wines! This one’s all purple velvet - dark, dark soft fruit and wet earth on the nose. Dark cherries and plums, violets and wet earth on the palate. Really nice! 4/5 bones $$$ Sagrantino 14.5% abv Montefalco, ITALY …

    By Shiba Sommelier

    Understanding the Challenging Wine Market in the USA

    … is sometimes also the importer; and the third tier, finally, are the licensed retailers, who sell to the public. Each state complies with the three tiers, but each state also has its own regulations. Which means a producer must multiply those three tiers by 51 – for all 50 states plus a county in Maryland – in order to get a sense of the magnitude…

    1 readers - By Charles Scicolone/ Charles Scicolone on Wine

    2008 Campo della Maestà Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG Wearing...

    …2008 Campo della Maestà Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG Wearing some Versace in honor of this Italian gem. Classic, red and black fruit on the nose along with earth, dried meat, and bay leaf. Small blackberries, red berries, and meat on the palate with bay leaf and light balsamic. 4/5 bones $$$ Sagrantino 14.5% abv Montefalco (Umbria), ITALY…

    4 readers - By Shiba Sommelier

    Davero Winery and Dry Creek Valley Sagrantino

    … varieties (i.e., those that are Mediterranean) based on their vineyard location and the Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification. Basically the climate of Dry Creek Valley is of the same Köppen-Geiger classification as most of Italy. So it makes sense. Paolo Bea Sagrantino label. But what really changed Ridge forever was a dining experience in 1999…

    13 readers - By Marcella Newhouse/ enotecaMarcella

    Sagrantino – Your Italian Staycation Red

    … 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 surrounding…

    3 readers - By Amanda Schuster/ The Alcohol Professor