It’s #TanninTime – Lungarotti Montefalco

The Lungarotti’s family, one of the most important family in the Umbrian wine scene, purchased 20 hectares of vineyards in 2000 to produce Sagrantino of Montefalco, Montefalco Rosso, Sagrantino Passito and Grappa of Sagrantino, all completely organic.

Saturday, 4th May 2019, we had the pleasure of visiting the estate and tasting their wines. The program was to do a picnic, but the weather was so bad and we had a lunch in the dining room.
Valle del Menotre has served an excellent lunch with ‘typical Umbrian Starter’, spelled salad, scrambled eggs with asparagus, paired with ILBIO 2016 – Umbria IGT Rosso
๐Ÿ‡ 100% Sagrantino
Ageing: 10 months in 30 Hl barrels followed by 6 months in bottle

๐Ÿ‘€ Ruby Red
๐Ÿ‘ƒ Red fruits, blackberries and currants, cinnamon.
๐Ÿ‘… Intense but well balanced tannins with alcohol. Long spicy aftertaste.

Gnocchi with red potatoes from Colfiorito and Sagrantino sauce paired with Sagrantino of Montefalco 2015 – D.O.C.G.
๐Ÿ‡ 100% Sagrantino
Ageing: 12 months in barrique followed by 3 years in bottle

๐Ÿ‘€ Ruby Red with violet reflections
๐Ÿ‘ƒ Blackberry, violet, cloves, menthol, bay leaves and chocolate
๐Ÿ‘… Full bodied, fruit and balsamic notes with good acidity and intense tannins. Long aftertaste.

‘Mostaccioli’ paired with Sagrantino Passito – D.O.C.G.
๐Ÿ‡ 100% Sagrantino
Ageing: 12 months in barrique and 18 in bottle
I’m thankful to Lungarotti for the opportunity and all the participants for coming: Carlos, Ely, Giorgio, eonardo, Manuela, IgersUmbria, La Fatina Rossa, Il Pacchero Solitario, Irina, Jacoemme, Marco, Piccinaccia, Manuel, Nicola, UmbriaGram, WeSocialAgency, Alessandra, Daniele, Fabrizio, Consorzio Vini Montefalco
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Lungarotti Montefalco

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