Arquata Umbria Bianco IGT 2017 – Adantiby Valentino Minotti
ORGANOLEPTIC EXAMINATION: bright straw-yellow wine. On the nose, it first recalls wildflowers and lavender, then hints of plum and apple. Sapid, mineral, fresh and pleasantly fruity wine.
Cantine Adanti is one of the historic cellars of the Montefalco area in Umbria, famous for its wines protected as Sagrantino and Montefalco Rosso.
The Cantine Adanti covers about 40 hectares of land, of which 30 to vineyards and 10 to olive groves, located in the hilly areas of Arquata and Colcimino, famous since ancient times for its high quality of olive oil and wine.
The company was founded in the years 60s of the last century, when Domenico Adanti decides to buy the villa Arquata beginning the renovation of the old convent of the Friars Celestine, built on the ruins of the Roman period and then the late Renaissance, and performing at once the replanting of old vines and plant new ones.
The winery produces mainly red wines from indigenous grapes, Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG dry and sweet, and then the Montefalco Rosso DOC and the Red Arquata Umbria IGT, but also continues to produce the characteristic white wines such as the Grechetto and the Montefalco Bianco. The grapes used, mainly varieties Sangiovese and Sagrantino, but also Cabernet, Barbera, Merlot and Grechetto, come exclusively from estate vineyards.