Aliara Vini Soc. Agr. s.r.l.

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Semèle - Montefalco Sagrantino Passito DOCG 2012

Grapes: Sagrantino 
Grape harvest: hand picking during the 3rd ten days of October
Drying process: trellis and crates
Ageing: stainless steel vat, cask and glass for 4 years
Ageing potential: 10-15 years
Alcohol content: 14,5% alc./vol.
Serving temperature: 16° - 18° C

Appearance: intense ruby red, impenetrable, with remarkable concentration.
Nose: rich: bramble jelly, figs and dried apricot, candied orange peel, balsamic and charred notes, vanilla, cinnamon, bitter chocolate, coffee.
Palate:the contrast between sweetness and tannin content fully represents the ancient tradition of Montefalco vinification. The wine is well-balanced, lingering, full-bodied.
Very leisurely, well-orchestrated and not cloying.
Pairing: lamb, aged cheese, dark bitter chocolate, tart made with our marmalade of Sagrantino grapes.

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