• "Anima Umbra" Grechetto Umbria IGT 2019

      “Anima Umbra” Grechetto Umbria IGT 2019

      Intense straw yellow with green reflections, it has a persistent scent of apple and delicate floral notes. The taste is very fine and delicate. The harmonious acidity gives this fresh white wine drive and tension. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Grape Variety: 100% Grechetto
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 3 months stainless steel
      • Development: Stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 23,52 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,15 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 3,15 g/l
      • Sulfite: 105 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,52
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 8-10 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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    • "Anima Umbra" Rosso Umbria IGT 2017

      “Anima Umbra” Rosso Umbria IGT 2017

      Typical Umbrian red wine made from the native Sangiovese and Canaiolo varieties. Proud, sincere, clear and clean, it offers a pleasant down-to-earthness with its aromas and the characteristic fruity notes. Wonderful as a drinking wine or as an accompaniment to simple, rustic dishes. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Grape Varieties: 85% Sangiovese, 15% Canaiolo
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 8 months barrique
      • Development: Barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 28,25 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,10 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 2,15 g/l
      • Sulfite: 96 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,56
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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    • "Grecante" Grechetto Colli Martani DOC 2019

      “Grecante” Grechetto Colli Martani DOC 2019

      Tradition, innovation and typicity are the key words of the daily efforts at the Arnaldo Caprai winery. And so this white wine from the old, local variety Grechetto is traditional, straightforward and pleasantly palatable - and anything but banal. SUPERIORE.DE

      This vintage has not been rated yet.
      The 2018 vintage received the following awards:

      • Bibenda:
      • Luca Maroni:90 points
      • Vinibuoni:
      • James Suckling:91 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Grechetto
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 6 months stainless steel/wood barrel
      • Development: Stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 25,35 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,85 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,45 g/l
      • Sulfite: 89 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,52
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      12,18 €
    • Rosso Montefalco DOC 2017

      Rosso Montefalco DOC 2017

      Caprais Montefalco Rosso is an attractive red wine made mainly from Sangiovese with small portions of Sagrantino and Merlot. In the nose unmistakable black cherries and violets, power and freshness on the palate, firm structure, elegant finish. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Dried cherries, roasted herbs, dried red plums, tobacco and vanilla. Full-bodied and plush but reserved and elegant. Drink from 2021." James Suckling

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Bibenda:
      • Luca Maroni:90 points
      • James Suckling:92 points
      • Grape Varieties: 70% Sangiovese, 15% Sagrantino, 15% Merlot
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 12 months large wooden barrel / barrique
      • Development: partial barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 33,65 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,36 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,85 g/l
      • Sulfite: 75 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,60
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2023+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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    • "San Giovanni della Sala" Orvieto Classico Superiore DOC 2019

      “San Giovanni della Sala” Orvieto Classico Superiore DOC 2019

      From the Castello della Sala, not far from Orvieto, 500 metres above sea level, there are without exception excellent wines like the San Giovanni della Sala. A dense, well-balanced classic, which completely convinces with minerality and spiciness. SUPERIORE.DE

      This vintage has not been rated yet.
      The 2018 vintage received the following awards:

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      • Grape Varieties: 50% Grechetto, 25% Procanico, 25% Pinot Bianco and Viognier
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: Stainless steel tank
      • Development: Stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 12,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 22,85 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 6,25 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 3,15 g/l
      • Sulfite: 55 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,22
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2023+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      15,50 €
    • Rosso Montefalco Riserva DOC 2012

      Rosso Montefalco Riserva DOC 2012

      The trademark of the winery - balance and finesse. The Rosso Riserva from the very good wine year 2012 shines with notes of blackberries and black cherries as well as spicy and tobacco accents in the bouquet. The complex taste is deep and juicy with a perfect tannin texture. SUPERIORE.DE

      "A deep, earthy red with some balsamic vinegar character, but also plenty of ripe plums and figs, the finish rich and supple." James Suckling

      • James Suckling:91 points
      • Grape Varieties: 70% Sangiovese, 15% Sagrantino, 15% Colorino
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 24 months Barrique and stainless steel
      • Development: partial barrique
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 31,00 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,30 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,50 g/l
      • Sulfite: 95 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,50
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2024
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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    • "Bramito della Sala" Chardonnay Umbria IGT 2019

      “Bramito della Sala” Chardonnay Umbria IGT 2019

      Rich, well balanced bouquet with notes of kumquats. On the palate yellow stone fruit, graphite, minerals and a delicate vanilla note. This fresh whiteness is already elegant, balanced, full-bodied and persistent on the palate, the further aging in the bottle will complete it. SUPERIORE.DE

      This vintage has not been rated yet.
      The 2018 vintage received the following awards:

      • Gambero Rosso:
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      • Grape Variety: 100% Chardonnay
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 5 months barrique and large wooden barrel
      • Development: partial barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 12,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 22,15 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,85 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,95 g/l
      • Sulfite: 68 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,33
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2024+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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    • Rosso Riserva Montefalco DOC 2016

      Rosso Riserva Montefalco DOC 2016

      Deep purple-red colour, in the bouquet nuances of juniper berries, tar, smoke and liquorice. The Montefalco Rosso Riserva offers great juiciness and brings an attractive combination of elegance and structure, richness in aromas and polished tannins. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Here’s a very floral and "postmodern” Montefalco that shows dried violets, lavender, bay leaf, pine cones and some dried meat. It’s still warm and hearty on the full-bodied palate, but bolstered by carefully wrought tannins and direct acidity. Drink from 2021." James Suckling

      • Veronelli :90 points
      • James Suckling:95 points
      • Grape Varieties: 70% Sangiovese, 15% Sagrantino, 15% Merlot
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 20 months barrique
      • Development: Barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 15,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 36,25 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,85 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,05 g/l
      • Sulfite: 103 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,58
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2026+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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    • "Collepiano" Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG 2015

      “Collepiano” Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG 2015

      Fragrance of dried black berries with nutty tones, some tar, tobacco, candy, dark caramel and a light wooden note. Powerful in the mouth, ripe, again partly dried fruit with a little cocoa-spicy wood aromas, slightly compote on the palate, dense and persistent, warming alcohol, present, mainly crumbly tannin, some tar, behind it tobacco and herbs. Wonderful, partly salty finish. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Aromas of dark-skinned berries, toasted oak and underbrush lead the nose. The spicy, structured palate offers dried black cherry, black pepper, tobacco and clove alongside tight, close-grained tannins." Wine Enthusiast

      "This is a plush, ripe red with dried plums and notes of tar and ash, as well as a touch of menthol. Full-bodied and ripe, but structured and dialed-in. Decadent on the finish. With a tad less alcohol, this would score even more highly. Drink from 2023." James Suckling

      "The 2015 Montefalco Sagrantino Collepiano benefits from more stringent fruit selection. "We are limited to only the best fruit for this wine, and we changed the way we pick with multiple harvests," says Marco Caprai. This warm and sunny vintage has shaped a generous and inviting wine that is opulent, bold and rich all at once. This wine offers ample power, yet it's not as bruising as past vintages I remember." Robert Parker

      • Bibenda:
      • Veronelli :92 points
      • Vinibuoni:
      • Robert Parker:93 points
      • James Suckling:92 points
      • Wine Enthusiast:91 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sagrantino
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 22 months barrique
      • Development: Barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 15,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 37,40 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,35 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,00 g/l
      • Sulfite: 90 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,82
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2032+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      32,07 €
    • "Muffato della Sala" Umbria IGT 2013

      “Muffato della Sala” Umbria IGT 2013

      Fine Spätlese: Complex fragrance and silky taste with aromas of sweet, juicy peaches, ripe pears, jasmine and honey. Muffato della Sala is one of the most delicious sweet wines to be drunk fresh in Italy. SUPERIORE.DE

      "That was a cool and wet vintage, and although the Botrytis cinerea set in easily enough, the 2014 vintage is noticeably thinner and weaker in terms of intensity. The 2013 Muffato della Sala (packaged in a 500-milliliter bottle) takes that intensity way up, thanks to the normal, or classic, weather seen in this growing season. The bouquet delivers honey, acacia flower and touches of caramel. The wine's texture is rich and beautifully enhanced by dried apricot and quince." Robert Parker

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      • Vitae:
      • Veronelli :93 points
      • Doctor Wine:94 points
      • Robert Parker:94 points
      • Grape Varieties: 60% Sauvignon, 40% Grechetto, Gewürztraminer and Riesling
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 6 months barrique
      • Development: Barrique
      • Filtration: no
      • Alcohol Content: 12,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 148,50 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,65 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 118,60 g/l
      • Sulfite: 96 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,59
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2028+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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    • "Valdimaggio" Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG 2015

      “Valdimaggio” Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG 2015

      Black red and almost impenetrable in the glass. In the bouquet blackberry, black cherry, some rum pot and tobacco. Generous and ripe on the palate, flanked by firm tannin, which is pleasantly flanked by the fleshy core. Marco Caprai has once again succeeded in taming the Sagrantino grape and helping it to reach its highest dignity - a grape variety that demands a great deal of sensitivity every year, even from the "primitive" Montecalco. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Aromas of blueberry brandy, underbrush, dark spice and eucalyptus take shape in the glass. On the tightly knit, brawny palate, assertive, close-grained tannins support dried black cherry, licorice and clove alongside the heat of evident alcohol." Wine Enthusiast

      "The plush elderberries and hints of peperoncino and balsamic work rather well with the dried cedar and dark chocolate. Full-bodied and nicely indented in furrows of chewy tannins revealing dark fruit and detailed acidity." James Suckling

      "Though tightly knit and well-defined by sculpted tannins, this fresh red shows overall elegance, featuring a lovely, fragrant range of plumped cherry and strawberry fruit, with star anise, graphite and cardamom notes, ashy smoke accents and hints of dried mint and marjoram. Creamy finish." Wine Spectator

      "Black fruit, spice, tar and cured tobacco open the bouquet of the 2015 Montefalco Sagrantino Valdimaggio. You also get slightly more mature aromas of rum cake or cherry liqueur from this warm and sunny vintage. This is a complete and generous wine that shows tight tannins at the back. Despite that evident muscle and brawn, the tannins are carefully managed so that they don't taste bitter or astringent. In fact, quite the opposite." Robert Parker

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Bibenda:
      • Veronelli :90 points
      • Doctor Wine:91 points
      • Luca Maroni:92 points
      • Vinibuoni:
      • Robert Parker:94 points
      • Wine Spectator :93 points
      • James Suckling:92 points
      • Wine Enthusiast:91 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sagrantino
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 24 months barrique
      • Development: Barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 15,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 37,95 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,52 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,05 g/l
      • Sulfite: 88 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,73
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2032+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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    • Sagrantino Passito Rosso Montefalco DOCG 2016

      Sagrantino Passito Rosso Montefalco DOCG 2016

      If one has the chance to ever get a Sagrantino Passito from Montefalco in a glass, then the time practically stops! Sensual bouquet of blueberries, liquorice and undergrowth. Firm and racy on the palate, with nice acidity, juice and power. Very melty and not at all sticky, it inspires with an irresistible taste of wild berry confit, dark berries and a fine tart nougat note. World class! SUPERIORE.DE

      • Grape Variety: 100% Sagrantino
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 15 months barrique
      • Development: Barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 185 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 7,25 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 124,55 g/l
      • Sulfite: 125 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,62
      • Closure: Plastic cork
      • Serving Temperature: 14-16 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2032+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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    About the region
    Umbria
     

    Orvieto and Sagrantino - Umbria in white and red.

    Umbria is still a little overshadowed by its more famous neighbour - Tuscany. But the wines of the region are getting more and more attention. You're right. The landscape, climate and soils are very similar to those of Tuscany to the east. The small traditional area has made a name for itself with its white Orvieto and the red Sagrantino di Montefalco.

    Umbria lies north of Rome in the interior and is bordered by Tuscany, Marches and Lazio. Often referred to as "green heart of Italy" is characterized by hills, mountains and lakes. The calcareous soils of the vineyards are clay and sand. As the soil varies, Umbria is home to many different grape varieties. The winds from the Tyrrhenian Sea, from the Tiber river valley, which crosses the entire area, and from Lake Trasimeno are steady and bring humidity.

    Day and night differences in temperature, especially in the higher altitudes, are ideal conditions for producing elegant white wines. Today there are about 13,000 hectares of vineyards in Umbria, from which about 75 million wines are produced every year. About the same amount of white and red. The proportion of DOP wines (DOCG and DOC) has risen steadily in recent years and now stands at 46 percent, almost half of the total.

    Loved by artists and popes.

    The Etruscans already cultivated wine here and Orvieto wines have had an almost legendary reputation since the Middle Ages. Artists demanded rations of this wine for their works as part of their fee. It is said that Pope Gregory XIV loved the wine from Orvieto so much that he ordered his body to be washed with it before the funeral.

    In the past, however, the wine was made sweet and bottled in the typical Pulcinella bottle wrapped in straw. The historical sites are located near the town of Orvieto, which lies on a volcanic table mountain above the river Paglia. The Orvieto-Classico area of around 1,500 hectares (for which DOCG status has been applied for and is expected) is located in the middle of both sides of Paglia and Lake Corbara. Typical for the Orvieto is the piquant, delicate bitter aroma in the finish.

    Orvieto accounts for more than half of white DOC production.

    Orvieto must be pressed at least 60 percent from Procanico, as Trebbiano Toscano is called here, and Grechetto di Orvieto, the remaining 40 percent from other approved varieties such as Drupeggio, Malvasia Bianca Lunga and Verdello. It is available in various degrees of sweetness, secco, abboccato, amabile and dolce - however, it is usually matured dry. In addition, there are the Superiore types, which allow a slightly higher alcohol content, the Vendemmia tardiva (late harvest) and the Superiore Muffa Nobile, a dessert wine made from grapes with noble rot. Wines from the core area carry the addition Classico. Under the name Decugnano dei Barbi a spicy sweet Orvieto and a full-bodied and fruity red wine from Sangiovese and Montepulciano are prepared. The wines from the DOC Colli del Trasimeno on the lake of the same name are also well known: White wines from Malvasia, Grechetto and Verdicchio and red wines from Sangiovese and Gamay.

    Excellent, but often needs getting used to at a young age: Sagrantino di Montefalco.

    The best Umbrian red wines come from the Montefalco area, near the capital Perugia on the eastern bank of the Tiber. Montefalco Rosso DOC is a sweet and often Chianti like Montefalco. It is made from Sangiovese with a little Merlot, Sagrantino or Barbera and is very popular in Roman wine bars.

    The top wine, however, is the Sagrantino di Montefalco - recently also called Montefalco Sagrantino - from the autochthonous Sagrantino grape. A dark, powerful, alcohol- and full-bodied red wine. Very independent and a bit difficult to get used to, as it can reach enormously high tannin values (up to 16x more than Barolo). You should give Sagrantino a lot of time, a few years in the cellar will bring it to true elegance.

    Before modern techniques made it possible to mature it dry, Sagrantino di Montefalco was sweet, often produced like straw wine. Even today there is still a sweet variant at many wineries. This very long-lived red wine has been awarded DOCG status because of its excellent quality.

    The same honour was bestowed on Torgiano Rosso Riserva, which was built just a few kilometres to the north. Sangiovese, with the addition of Montepulciano, Canaiolo and Trebbiano, produces a red wine whose best bottlings are among the best in Italy. However, the simpler Torgiano Rosso DOC also often convinces with its quality. SUPERIORE.DE

    Facts

    • Capital: Perugia
    • Provinces: Perugia, Terni
    • Vineyard: 13,000 hectares
    • Total production/year: approx. 75 Mio.
    • half white wine and half red wine
    • Share of Italian viticulture: approx. 1.5%.

    2 DOCG and 13 DOC account for 46% of Umbria's total production:

    • Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG
    • Torgiano Rosso Riserva DOCG
    • Amelia DOC
    • Assisi DOC
    • Altotiberini hills DOC
    • Colli del Trasimeno/ Trasimeno DOC
    • Martani Hills DOC
    • Colli Perugini DOC
    • Lake Corbara DOC
    • Montefalco DOC
    • Orvieto DOC
    • Orvieto Red/Orvietano Red DOC
    • Spoleto DOC
    • Todi DOC
    • Torgiano DOC