'Pagliaro' 2018 IGT
"Sagrantino di Montefalco Secco Pagliaro: The fabled local grape of Montefalco is the Sagrantino and the Pagliaro vineyard, situated at 1300 feet in altitude, is dedicated in large part to this grape variety. The harvest of Sagrantino normally occurs during the second half of October. The cuvaison extends for forty to fifty days. The wines is then aged for one year in stainless steel, another two years in large Slavonian oak barrels and, finally, spends one more year in bottle (the wine, like all Bea wines, is unfiltered) before release. Annual production from the Pagliaro vineyard is 15,000 to 20,000 bottles." - importer
• Appellation: IGT Umbria Rosso
• Sagrantino (100%)
• Vineyards: From the the Pagliaro vineyard, which faces south and southwest at 1,300 feet above sea level
• Fermentation: After crushing and destemming, wine ferments spontaneously in stainless-steel tanks. Cuvaision lasts 40-50 days.
• Élevage: 12-24 months in stainless-steel tanks followed by 24 months in large Slavonian oak botti