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Adanti Sagrantino di Montefalco Arquata 2004

Editorial Review by Gregory Dal Piaz:

More leather and game notes on the nose with a bit of smoky oak, very quiet, low key nose ~ there are emerging notes of asphalt, rosemary and some milky oak. With a softer entry, and with slightly softer acidity but the tannins are nicely ripe and lead to a mouthwatering palate with earthy, savory elements above the fruit, nice finish with integrating tannins. 91pts

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Adanti: Azienda Agricola:
The Farm covers 30 hectares of land, of which five are given over to mixed crops, five to olive groves and twenty to vineyards, and lies in the municipality of Bevagna on the hillsides of Arquata and Colcimino, an area renowned since antiquity for the high quality of its oil and wine. Around the year 50 Anno Domini, in fact, Pliny the Elder wrote the following about the Itriola grape, typical o... Read more
The Farm covers 30 hectares of land, of which five are given over to mixed crops, five to olive groves and twenty to vineyards, and lies in the municipality of Bevagna on the hillsides of Arquata and Colcimino, an area renowned since antiquity for the high quality of its oil and wine. Around the year 50 Anno Domini, in fact, Pliny the Elder wrote the following about the Itriola grape, typical of Bevagna, the ancient Mevania of the Umbrians, the Etruscans and the Romans: "Itriola Umbriae Mevanatique Agro Peculiaris Est". - 1960 saw the start of the renovation works to the old convent of the Philippine friars, which stands on ruins dating back to the Roman age and to the late Renaissance, as well as the re-planting of the old vineyards and the planting of new ones. Today the winery is equipped with all the latest technological innovations and has selected vineyards of Grechetto and Sagrantino (native species of vine), Barbera, Cabernet, Chardonnay, Merlot, Sangiovese and others. It produces wine, grappa and extra-virgin olive oil, about 30% of which is exported to Europe, the U.S.A., Canada and Japan. Read less

Editorial Reviews for Adanti Sagrantino di Montefalco Arquata

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065214,199
4.50 5
12/17/2009

More leather and game notes on the nose with a bit of smoky oak, very quiet, low key nose ~ there are emerging notes of asphalt, rosemary and some milky oak. With a softer entry, and with slightly softer acidity but the tannins are nicely ripe and lead to a mouthwatering palate with earthy, savory elements above the fruit, nice finish with integrating tannins. 91pts


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Snooth User: madsbs
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4.50 5
01/01/2010

A very leatherish bouquet, almost like live cattle. Rich and powerful with solid tannins that blends wonderfully with concentrated spice and fruit. Drink now or the next couple of years.



<p>From the Adanti vineyard, this slightly dry Italian red wine combines a number of grapes: &nbsp;Sangiovese (65%), Sagrantino (15%), Barbera (10%), Merlot (5%), Cabernet Sauvignon (5%). It works well with barbequed or smoky meats.</p>


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