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Fattoria ColSanto

The Fattoria Colsanto estate and winery were established in 2001, in Bavegna a locality within the Montefalco DOCG production area, right in the heart of Umbria.

The original eighteenth century farmhouse is surrounded by 20 hectares of vineyards that boast 7500 vines per hectare of Sagrantino, Sangiovese, Montepulciano and Merlot.

The completely renovated winery, which features cutting-edge winemaking technology is where 3 very interesting wines are produced: Sangrantino, Montefalco Rosso and Ruris a blend of Sagrantino, Sangiovese and Merlot grapes.

There is also a B&B located within the estate. Six beautifully appointed en-suite rooms, each of which offer spectacular views of Spello and Assisi. Wine tastings and local specialities and wine-pairing events are regularly held at the winery.


Sagrantino

GENERAL DATA

Vineyards: located at Montarone in the municipality of Bevagna.
Origin of ground: alluvial
Type of ground: Clay, lime
Grape: Sagrantino
Vines per hectare: 7000
Type of cultivation: Bilateral cordon trained

ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS

The wine has a deep, intense garnet red color. Its bouquet ranges from tobacco to red berries to spices. It is complex on the palate and has a lot of powerful, but soft, tannins.

GRAPE HARVEST

The grapes are harvested at the beginning of October by hand, using boxes followed by gentle destemming.

VINIFICATION

The fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature of 23°C on the skins for fifteen days. There is then the malolactic fermentation, of which 70% takes place inside wooden casks and 30% in steel tanks. Fifteen months of maturing follows in wooden casks. After this period the wine is put in steel tanks for a further 12 months’ maturing. At the end of this period, the wine is assembled and bottled, followed by a further period of refining in the bottle.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Drink with: mature cheeses, red meat and game.
Longevity: 15-20 years.
Serve at: 18°C.

Fattoria Colsanto
Via Cantalupo, località Montarone
06031 Bevagna (Perugia)
Tel / fax 0742.360412
cell. 348.2564773
info@livon.it
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