2006 Antonelli San Marco Sagrantino di Montefalco
Region: Sagrantino di Montefalco, Montefalco, Umbria, Italy
Medium garnet red with brick edges. More floral on the nose than the 2005 with some dried roses, lavender, spices and some black fruits. Heavy tannins (7/10) with well balanced acidity and medium plus bodied. Layered palate with some dried meats, dried black cherries and great finesse. Long and lingering finish.
Made out of 100% Sagrantino from Montelfaco in Umbria, just north of Rome. Aged for six months in large 600L barrels, before aging for 18 months in oak barrels. Once barrel aging is complete it is aged for 12 months in glass lined concrete vats and then 12 months in bottle.
2019 till 2026.
Price Point:$$ - Tasted at McLean Wine Outlet, retails for $44.99.