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Paolo Bea Sagrantino di Montefalco 2006

Member Review by John Andrews:

lots of red fruit ... great tannins ... long lasting finish but not overpowering. would be great over the next few years.

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Region: Italy » Umbria » Montefalco

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Winery: Paolo Bea
Color: Red
Varietal: Sagrantino
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Paolo Bea:
As a child, I learned this craft from my father. Our history and tradition is the source of our knowledge and inspiration. Today, my family is here with me, all working together. Our roots in Montefalco trace back to the 1500's, as documents in the village archives attest to. Through passion sustained and encouraged by my sons, Giuseppe and Giampiero, and also by the irreplaceable presence of M... Read more
As a child, I learned this craft from my father. Our history and tradition is the source of our knowledge and inspiration. Today, my family is here with me, all working together. Our roots in Montefalco trace back to the 1500's, as documents in the village archives attest to. Through passion sustained and encouraged by my sons, Giuseppe and Giampiero, and also by the irreplaceable presence of Marina, my wife and mother of my children, our family has come to appreciate each other in more profound ways, each day relishing the fruits of our labor at our table. With each passing year, I better understand our land, respecting and caring for it... and at the end of each year extract from it a wine which is totally unique, continually developing, improving, and sustaining our health. With an ever growing conviction, we practice, discover, and appreciate natural winemaking methods that exclude the use of chemicals in the vineyard and artificial stabilizing techniques in the winery. Each season is a new discovery, a chance to apply and evaluate knowledge we have gained in previous years. Read less

Member Reviews for Paolo Bea Sagrantino di Montefalco

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Snooth User: John Andrews
361063,448
4.00 5
Vintage: 2003 08/31/2008

lots of red fruit ... great tannins ... long lasting finish but not overpowering. would be great over the next few years.


Snooth User: Eric Guido
92549196,451
4.00 5
Vintage: 2003 10/15/2011

The 2003 Paolo Bea, Sagrantino di Montefalco showed a gorgeous deep red crimson color in the glass. As I poured an aroma of candied cherry filed the air. With a little time in the glass the rich fruit transformed into a Burgundian expression red fruit with earth and clay. Dusty dried flowers filled out the bouquet and as a few taster notes, hints of sausage, which gave the nose a savory edge. The palate followed suit with flavors of raspberry, coffee, chocolate liquor and old cedar. The finish was long with staying dark chocolate and red fruit.


Snooth User: sidenote
8871922
4.00 5
Vintage: 2003 09/19/2008

Solid - a bit tannic, but lots of black fruit, tobacco, coffee notes. Not as good as 2001 vintage, but a strong wine.


Snooth User: Barberesco
721003,196
5.00 5
Vintage: 2003 06/24/2008

Five glasses


Snooth User: mabuckler
2996962
5.00 5
Vintage: 2000 08/05/2007

Five glasses



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