• 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 Acid: 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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      10062512 ·  0,75 l · 22,53 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shippingavailable immediately

      16,90 €
    • "Bramito della Sala" Chardonnay Umbria IGT 2018

      “Bramito della Sala” Chardonnay Umbria IGT 2018

      Impressive Chardonnay from Orvieto after the French model: Rich, beautifully balanced bouquet with notes of kumquats. On the palate yellow stone fruit, graphite, minerals and a delicate vanilla note. This fresh white wine is already today elegant, balanced, full-bodied and persistent on the palate, the further bottle ripening will round it off completely. SUPERIORE.DE

      This vintage has not been rated yet.
      The 2017 vintage received the following awards:

      • Bibenda:
      • Luca Maroni:90 points
      • Robert Parker:89+ points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Chardonnay
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 5 months barrique and large wooden barrel
      • Development: partial barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 12,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 21,70 g/l
      • Total Acid: 5,60 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,70 g/l
      • Sulfite: 72 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,25
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2023+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      10080218 · 0,75 l · 23,60 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shippingavailable immediately

      17,70 €
    • "Spoletino del Posto" Trebbiano Spoleto DOC 2016

      “Spoletino del Posto” Trebbiano Spoleto DOC 2016

      Sparkling straw yellow with green reflections. Complex nose of grapefruit, flowers and yellow tropical fruits. On the palate then fresh acidity, underlaid with a fine salt vein, then mineral after flintstone. It marches tightly and freshly into a complex, long finish. An intellectual white man who leaves little to be desired. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Brilliant lemon yellow; very intense, rosemary, resin, green legumes, also yellow fruity, makes curious; balanced, fruity, raw, green peas, resin, fullness, aromatic, very intense, but not opulent wine." Merum

      "This wine completely redefines the trebbiano grape! Fresh aromas of rosemary, sage and lavender, but also an amazing depth of citrus, sliced pears and pineapple for this grape. The palate feels more like a top Alto Adige white." James Suckling

      • Bibenda:
      • Doctor Wine:90 points
      • James Suckling:94 points
      • Merum:
      • Grape Variety: 100% Trebbiano
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 12 months Stainless steel
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 25,30 g/l
      • Total Acid: 6,75 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 2,55 g/l
      • Sulfite: 27 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,35
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2023+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      10060316 · 0,75 l · 26,13 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shipping4 units available

      19,60 €
    • Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG 2013

      Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG 2013

      A classic, but not simple red from local traditional vines: currants, cherries and spices in the fragrance, fleshy and complex on the palate. A true jewel, rich in finesse and graceful, if you give him - especially in his youth - a little patience. Ideally ventilate for three to four hours. SUPERIORE.DE

      "A seriously tannic but surprisingly elegant sagrantino with delicate herb and licorice notes, as well as maturing, ripe red fruit. Good length, if not much excitement at the finish." James Suckling

      • Bibenda:
      • Veronelli :94 points
      • Doctor Wine:91 points
      • Vinibuoni:
      • James Suckling:90 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sagrantino
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 24 months Barrique and stainless steel
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: partial barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 15,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 33,00 g/l
      • Total Acid: 5,40 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 2,00 g/l
      • Sulfite: 90 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,35
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2026+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      10062313 · 0,75 l · 30,53 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shippingavailable immediately

      22,90 €
    • Rosso Riserva Montefalco DOC 2013

      Rosso Riserva Montefalco DOC 2013

      Deep violet-red colour, with hints of juniper berries, tar, smoke and liquorice on the nose. Montefalco Rosso Riserva offers a lot of juiciness and brings an attractive combination of elegance and structure, rich aromas and polished tannins. SUPERIORE.DE

      "The nose shows lots of mocha, brambleberries, plums, spice box, cloves, cinnamon and a hint of orange rind. A full but very well-structured palate with beautiful acidity, tannins that are polished but don't hold back and a long finish." James Suckling

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Bibenda:
      • Vitae:
      • Veronelli :90 points
      • James Suckling:94 points
      • Grape Varieties: 70% Sangiovese, 15% Sagrantino, 15% Merlot
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 20 months barrique
      • Development: barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 35,00 g/l
      • Total Acid: 5,78 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,00 g/l
      • Sulfite: 118 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,62
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2024+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      10102213 · 0,75 l · 39,87 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shippingavailable immediately

      29,90 €
    • "Cervaro della Sala" Umbria IGT 2017

      “Cervaro della Sala” Umbria IGT 2017

      For many years Castello della Sala has supplied one of Italy's most famous white wines, the Cervaro. In recent years it has become ever fresher and deeper, without the conservative, broad stylistics that older late harvest editions of this wine have left behind. In the bouquet apple compote, cream, notes of oak bark and peach. On the palate full of tropical fruits with a fine acid vein and precise mineral component. A long-lasting, beautiful white wine and every year one of the most sought-after white crescencys of the wine world. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Thanks to the warm conditions of the vintage, the 2017 Cervaro della Sala takes us back to a time when this wine was denser, more extracted and packed with glycerin-rich fruit flavors like apricot and peach. Of course, the Antinori family has since moved beyond that style, most notably by tweaking the oak regime used on this wine. But the thickness and richness of the fruit in this dry and hot vintage takes us back in time with a hint of sweet nostalgia. This wine is fresh and spicy with stone fruit, mature apricot, honey, saffron and toasted almond." Robert Parker

      "This is big and powerful, without being ripe and heavy. So much apple, stone, and hints of toffee. Aromatic. Full-bodied, layered and framed with phenolic tension and a great finish. Muscular and agile at the same time. One of the best I have tasted." James Suckling

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Robert Parker:94 points
      • James Suckling:99 points
      • Grape Varieties: 85% Chardonnay, 15% Grechetto
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 6 months barrique and stainless steel tank
      • Development: partial barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 21,80 g/l
      • Total Acid: 5,20 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,50 g/l
      • Sulfite: 85 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,22
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2027+
      • Food Recommendations: stuffed rabbit saddle, ravioli with sage-ricotta stuffing
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      10080117 · 0,75 l · 75,87 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shippingavailable immediately

      56,90 €
    • Montefalco Rosso Riserva DOC 2010 <br>MAGNUM in OWC

      Montefalco Rosso Riserva DOC 2010 · MAGNUM in OWC

      Deep violet-red colour, with hints of juniper berries, tar, smoke and liquorice on the nose. The 2010 Montefalco Rosso Riserva offers plenty of juiciness and brings an attractive combination of elegance and structure, rich aromas and polished tannins. SUPERIORE.DE

      "The 2010 Montefalco Rosso Riserva is an excellent wine that delivers both power and grace. This achievement should not go underestimated. It is easy for Montefalco Rosso (a blend of Sagrantino and Sangiovese) to show muscle, brawn and enormous structure, because those qualities come in abundance - especially with Sangrantino. It is far more difficult to deliver harmony and this wine does exactly that. Dark fruit nuances are followed by spice, barbecue smoke and black licorice." Robert Parker

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Bibenda:
      • Vitae:
      • Veronelli :94 points
      • Robert Parker:93 points
      • Wine Spectator :91 points
      • James Suckling:91 points
      • Wine Enthusiast:89 points
      • Grape Varieties: 70% Sangiovese, 15% Sagrantino, 15% Merlot
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 20 months barrique
      • Development: barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 35,00 g/l
      • Total Acid: 5,78 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,00 g/l
      • Sulfite: 118 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,62
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      10102310 · 1,5 l · 51,93 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shipping1 unit available

      77,90 €
    • "Cervaro della Sala" Umbria IGT 2017 <br>Double-MAGNUM in OWC

      “Cervaro della Sala” Umbria IGT 2017 · Double-MAGNUM in OWC

      For many years Castello della Sala has supplied one of Italy's most famous white wines, the Cervaro. In recent years it has become ever fresher and deeper, without the conservative, broad stylistics that older late harvest editions of this wine have left behind. In the bouquet apple compote, cream, notes of oak bark and peach. On the palate full of tropical fruits with a fine acid vein and precise mineral component. A long-lasting, beautiful white wine and every year one of the most sought-after white crescencys of the wine world. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Thanks to the warm conditions of the vintage, the 2017 Cervaro della Sala takes us back to a time when this wine was denser, more extracted and packed with glycerin-rich fruit flavors like apricot and peach. Of course, the Antinori family has since moved beyond that style, most notably by tweaking the oak regime used on this wine. But the thickness and richness of the fruit in this dry and hot vintage takes us back in time with a hint of sweet nostalgia. This wine is fresh and spicy with stone fruit, mature apricot, honey, saffron and toasted almond." Robert Parker

      "This is big and powerful, without being ripe and heavy. So much apple, stone, and hints of toffee. Aromatic. Full-bodied, layered and framed with phenolic tension and a great finish. Muscular and agile at the same time. One of the best I have tasted." James Suckling

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Robert Parker:94 points
      • James Suckling:99 points
      • Grape Varieties: 85% Chardonnay, 15% Grechetto
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 6 months barrique and stainless steel tank
      • Development: partial barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 21,80 g/l
      • Total Acid: 5,20 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,50 g/l
      • Sulfite: 85 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,22
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2027+
      • Food Recommendations: stuffed rabbit saddle, ravioli with sage-ricotta stuffing
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      10080617 · 3 l · 106,33 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Excise Tax & Shipping5 units available

      319,00 €
    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