2005 Montechiara Sagrantino di Montefalco (Elsewhere $44)

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Staff Image By: Mike Parres | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 11/14/2013 | Send Email
This intense and spicy red offers notes of prune, berries and forest floor on the nose, with a tannic palate impression that offers dried prunes, figs and blackberries on this medium-bodied wine. This is a perfect accompaniment for savory and gamy meat dishes.

Staff Image By: Greg St. Clair | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 11/14/2013 | Send Email
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For you lovers of Big Powerful wine Sagrantino is your grape!Sagrantino has twice the natural polyphenols (they give the color and flavor to a wine) that Nebbiolo or Sangiovese have. This private label is the same wine that a national retailer was selling for $44! Marketing pressures didn’t turn out to be a success for this private label but that has turned it into a bargain for you! The Sagrantino grape is grown almost exclusively in Umbria, near the town of Montefalco in the Italian region just south of Tuscany and north of Rome. This wine's deep, dark, almost opaque color leads you into a plumy, ripe nose that is full of wild cherry fruits and notes of chocolate. In the mouth this is classic Sagrantino, powerful with a dense richness and a very impressive palate display of strength.
Drink from 2013 to 2020

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