Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG “Il Domenico” 2007 – Adanti
Intense ruby colour with garnet shades. Intense aromatic range: cassis, tobacco, coffee and graphite. Warm, powerful, spicy, with velvety and balanced tannin, it is a wine with long persistence.
The Montefalco Sagrantino Il Domenico Adanti is made of 100% Sagrantino grapes, from vineyards located in the “Cru” of Colcimino at 360 meters above the sea level. The vineyards to produce the Montefalco Sagrantino Il Domenico Adanti were planted in 2005 on a clay-sandy-calcareous soil. The harvest is manual; de-stemming, maceration and fermentation in stainless steel tanks, a controlled temperature at 28 ° C for 28 days with daily pumping over and delestage. The wine is then matured in oak barrels of 30hl and tonneaux for 30 months and ages for 24 months in the bottle.
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.