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Benozzo Rosso IGT 2011

Winemaker's Notes:

Fermentation is made under controlled temperature (20°-22° C), preceded by pre-fermentation cold maceration through the best third millennium technologies respecting tradition. After the first racking, wine starts settling in stainless steel vats. Afterwards it starts malolactic fermentation in barrel and it is aged in stainless steel vat with the help of a modern system of micro-oxygenation. Intense ruby red with purplish reflections, dense.

Region: Italy » Umbria » Umbria Igt

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  • 2011

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Color: Red
Varietal: Sagrantino
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SIGNAE Cesarini Sartori:
In 2002 Luciano Cesarini, engineer passionate about agricolture, leaves several national and international roles in the energy and bank field to dedicate himself, with his brother Giuseppe and his wife Fiorella, to the wine world. They choose to build their winery on the ancient Flaminia road near the “Caupona of Bastardo”, where carters and other wayfarers sought private hospita... Read more
In 2002 Luciano Cesarini, engineer passionate about agricolture, leaves several national and international roles in the energy and bank field to dedicate himself, with his brother Giuseppe and his wife Fiorella, to the wine world. They choose to build their winery on the ancient Flaminia road near the “Caupona of Bastardo”, where carters and other wayfarers sought private hospitality and where, it is said, lived a landlord who served a “sweet and perfumed” wine to people directed to Rome. The land register of 1312 and the Gregorian one of 1800 certify the millenarian vocation for wine of the company’s vineyards. Today the winery is considered one of the most technologically advanced in Europe. After having studied more than 50 winery around Europe, Luciano has projected several original systems, like electromagnetic field insulation and saturated air suction with daily recirculation. Thanks to these advanced technologies the bacterias cannot remain in the cellar, so the family can avoid to use chemistry. They do not use herbicide or chemicals neither in the vineyards: all the grapes are hand-picked and transported in small containers to avoid pre-fermentation, then these are manually selected and sorted on two vibrating tables. With SIGNAE the family wants to repropose the wine of the ancient Umbrian tradition: gentle like its hills, lasting like the character of its people. With the 9 web-cams of the winery is possible to see 24hours every day, via internet, what happens in the cellar and in the vineyards: this is the best quality certification, more than every other certification. With the Osteria of Rossobastardo, which gives a stage to emerging artist searching for their opportunity of visibility, the company brand is now famous all over the world. Read less

Tasting Notes:

The bouquet is fruity, mostly with smell of blackberry, great spicy hints of vanilla and blackpepper; the balsamic note denotes the use of the drying process. With this IGT the traditional vinification of the Umbrian autochthonous grape variety by excellence, propose ancient flavours of past centuries once again, through third millennium technologies. It is soft, fresh and tangy right to the point. Tannin is integrated, pleasant, elegant and rounded.

Fermentation is made under controlled temperature (20°-22° C), preceded by pre-fermentation cold maceration through the best third millennium technologies respecting tradition. After the first racking, wine starts settling in stainless steel vats. Afterwards it starts malolactic fermentation in barrel and it is aged in stainless steel vat with the help of a modern system of micro-oxygenation. Intense ruby red with purplish reflections, dense.

Dietary Information: All-Natural

25000 bottles produced.

Closure: Cork

Wine Specs:

Alcohol: 13.5%

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