Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG

Montefalco Sagrantino See Umbria map, ref #1
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History: Formerly part of the Montefalco DOC; became the Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG in 1992; name changed in 2009
Vineyard Area: 304 ha / 750 acres (2014)
Production: 7,930 hl / 88,100 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Sagrantino
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): 100% Sagrantino
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Passito (RdSw): 100% Sagrantino

Significant Production Rules:
  • Grapes for Passito must be dried on or off the vine to achieve a minimum potential alcohol level of 15.5%
  • Minimum alcohol level: approx. 11.0% for Passito (18.0% potential); 13.0% for Rosso; 13.5% for Rosso with a vineyard name
  • Residual sugar: 80–180 g/l (8.0–18.0%) for Passito
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum 37 months, including 12 months in barrel and 4 months in bottle (ERD = January 1, V+4); for Passito, minimum 37 months, including 4 months in bottle (ERD = January 1, V+4)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 03/07/2014