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Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG

Region: Umbria

Synopsis

Region:

History: Formerly part of the Montefalco DOC; became the Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG in 1992; name changed in 2009

Vineyard Area: 357 ha / 882 acres (2018)

Production: 9,830 hl / 109,200 cases (2018)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

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

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