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Montefalco Sagrantino 25 Anni 2013, Arnaldo Caprai (Italy)

Montefalco Sagrantino 25 Anni 2013

Arnaldo Caprai (Italy)

Montefalco Sagrantino (Umbria)
Red Wine Red Wine Score:

Montefalco Sagrantino (Umbria)
Deep ruby red and nuances of garnet red, little transparency.

Intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant, starts with hints of blackberry, black cherry and violet followed by aromas of plum, blueberry, pink pepper, vanilla, peony, tobacco, chocolate, leather, mace, licorice and menthol.

Tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, full body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Very persistent finish with long flavors of blackberry, plum and black cherry.

24 months in barrique, at least 8 months in bottle.

Alcohol: 14.5%

Game, Roasted meat, Stewed and braised meat, Hard cheese

Suggested glass Full Bodied and Very Mature Red Wines 18 °C
(64 °F)
(Full Bodied and Very Mature Red Wines)

September 2017

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08/02/2004 21:13:45
Score:  08/30/2018 18:09:18
Fra i migliori vini che abbia mai assaggiato in vita mia. Un'esperienza memorabile che conferma tutto quanto di buono si racconta di questo grandissimo vino.
Potenza, eleganza, profumi esplosivi, grandissima classe e tutto in un calice. Vino considerato con pieno merito l'emblema e la massima espressione di Montefalco e del Sagrantino, un vino oltre il resto, un meraviglioso orgoglio dell'enologia italiana.
Semplicemente straordinario e irraggiungibile, non solo per gli altri Sagrantino che ho assaggiato, ma anche per altri vini in senso più generale.
È una sinfonia continua di mora, prugna, amarena che si arricchiscono di strepitosa violetta e una sequenza infinita di sensazioni terziarie tutte ben amalgamate ed equilibrate, eleganza e classe ai massimi livelli. Il re del Sagrantino, senza ombra di dubbio.

Place of Tasting: Firenze
Price: € 52.00

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