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Menhir: Wines of Salento
Perugia, Italy
Thursday, March 28th, 2019

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Endrizzi: the elegance of Trentino wines
Bocale: Sagrantino and Trebbiano Spoletino
Tenuta l'Impostino: Montecucco's Sangiovese
Casavecchia: Barolo and Diano d'Alba
Col d'Orcia: Brunello and Montalcino
Romanelli: Trebbiano Spoletino and Sagrantino
Ricci Curbastro: Magic of Franciacorta
Capannelle: Prestige of Tuscany
Sartarelli: the Magnificence of Verdicchio
Kellerei Kaltern: The Magic of Kalterer See
Moris Farms: Morellino and Avvoltore
Mirabella: the Class of Franciacorta
Merotto: Prestige of Valdobbiadene
Cantine del Notaio: Soul of Vulture
Arnaldo Caprai: Montefalco and Sagrantino
L'Armangia: Piedmont, Nizza and Canelli
Pietramore: Abruzzo hills
Umani Ronchi: Marches and Abruzzo
Planeta: Essence of Sicily
Cobellis: Land of Cilento
Ressia: the Elegance of Barbaresco
Colle Moro: Wines of Abruzzo
Manzone Giovanni: the Great Barolo
Bindella: Noble Sangiovese
Cavit: Excellence of Trentino
Tenute Martini: Barolo and Langhe
Castello Poggiarello: Super Tuscans
Matteo Correggia: Magnificent Roero
Valle dell'Acate: Reds from Sicily
Fattori: Amarone and Soave
San Biagio: Umbrian Monastic Beer
Mossio: Great Wines of Langhe
Ferrari and Tenute Lunelli
Ca' Rossa: Reds and Sangiovese
Tenuta Cocci Grifoni: Offida and Piceno
Antonelli San Marco and Sagrantino
Tenute Silvio Nardi and Brunello
Luigi Maffini: Fiano and Aglianico
Colle Picchioni
Vignavecchia: Chianti Classico
Birra Flea
Ederle: Amarone and Verona Wines
Albea: Wines of Apulia
L'Armangia: Piedmont and Nizza
Castello Banfi
Demarie: Roero and Langhe
Umani Ronchi
Lungarotti's Sagrantino
Altemasi: Trentodoc and Vino Santo
Tenuta Le Velette
Giacomo Fenocchio's Barolo
Fattori's Soave and Amarone
Cantine Barbera
Santa Sofia Amarone
Villa Mongalli's Sagrantino
Cinelli Colombini's Brunello
Cantine del Notaio's Vulture
Lunarossa
Tenuta Cocci Grifoni
Baladin Beer
Ressia: the Barbaresco
Moris Farms
Franco Mondo
Letrari
Romanelli's Sagrantino
Novaia
Altesino
Marco Cecchini
Carbone: Wines of Vulture
Decugnano dei Barbi
European Beers
Endrizzi
Bindella's Nobile
Cascina Garitina
Garofoli
Ricci Curbastro
Tenute Silvio Nardi
Lungarotti
Rocca delle Macie
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Fattori Giovanni
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Arnaldo Caprai
Marco Curto's Barolo
Donatella Cinelli Colombini
Speri
Antonelli San Marco
Masciarelli
Bindella - Vallocaia
Castello delle Regine
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Mossio
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Duca di Salaparuta
Franco Todini
Italo Cescon
Colle di San Domenico
Tre Monti
Merotto's Prosecco
Tabarrini's Sagrantino
Erik Banti
Cantine del Notaio
Mario Schiopetto
Champagne Drappier
Erste & Neue
Avignonesi
Florio's Marsala
Leone de Castris
Roberto Scubla
Bertani
Bersi Serlini Franciacorta
Casale del Giglio
A Night with Marsala
Adanti's Sagrantino
Triacca's Nebbiolo
Ca' Rugate's Wines
Castello di Corbara
Castello Banfi's Wines
At the Table with Marsala
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Lungarotti: Sagrantino and the wines of Montefalco
Perugia, Italy
Thursday, October 17th, 2013
Lungarotti winery, among the main protagonists of the wine scene in Umbria and Italy - established in 1962 by Giorgio Lungarotti, among the pioneers of Italian wine - has a strong connection with the wines of the green heart of Italy. Famous for its Torgiano wines, Lungarotti winery are also involved in the production of wines in the territory of Montefalco, strenghtening even more, with Sagrantino grape, their bond with Umbria. This new event dedicated to Lungarotti winery has as protagonists the wines made in Montefalco, recounted by Francesco Zaganelli, communication and export manager of the winery of Torgiano. The only wine not belonging to the main theme of the evening has been Lungarotti Brut Metodo Classico 2009, with which the event has been started, among the very first classic method sparkling wines made in Umbria. It is then the turn of the other wines - all red and all produced with Sagrantino grape, in part or alone - beginning from Rosso di Montefalco 2009, made from Sangiovese, Merlot and Sagrantino grapes, a wine introducing the characteristics of the territofy of Montefalco. Sagrantino is also the protagonist of Toralco 2009, in which the famous red from Montefalco joins Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, giving a wine of strong personality in which each grape has its own expression. Among the most appreciated wines of the evening, the two Sagrantino wines produced by Lungarotti winery. Sagrantino di Montefalco 2008, aged in barrique, with its typical robust and powerful body, fills the glass - after five years - with round tannins and a blackberry aroma, among the identifying qualities of Sagrantino grape. The event ended with the wine emblem of the tradition of Montefalco wine making - Sagrantino Passito 2008 - among the few sweet wines produced with red berried grapes, an amazing wine for its peculiar astringency joined to body and sweetness. The wines of Lungarotti winery have been tasted paired to dishes expressly created by Antonello Biancalana for each wine, who has also conducted, as usual, the sensorial tasting of wines and food.


The five wines of Lungarotti winery tasted during the event

The five wines of Lungarotti winery tasted during the event


Francesco Zaganelli during one of his speeches

Francesco Zaganelli during one of his speeches


A moment of the evening

A moment of the evening


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