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- Product number: 72010
Colour: intense ruby red, with purplish nuances.
Bouquet: elegant and complex, reminiscent of sour cherries and violets; delicate notes of violets and refined woody scents (cocoa, coffee); spicy aftertaste of pepper and cloves. Taste: warm attack and consistent structure, complex fruits and light balsamic, lively acids and pleasantly fresh, intriguing tannins, long aftertaste and spicy closure. Alcohol: 14% vol. Consumption: given the long stay in the bottle it is recommended to the roundness and elegance of the wine; if well preserved, it has an average life span of 30-35 years. Serve at 16°-18°C (61-64°F) in a large glass. As the wine has been slightly filtered before bottling, it may have sediment. Combinations: dishes from the refined international cuisine, fillet with pepper and Japanese mustard, pigeon with black truffle, roast beef with wasabi, Peking duck, guinea fowl, ripe cheeses.
Since the '700, when family members, already farmers in the Middle Tiber Valley, perceive the potential of the Umbrian land and begin to produce wine and oil. Over time, the property became more and more consolidated and these enlightened entrepreneurs increased its production. In 2017 with the conversion of the Montefalco estate into a biological regime, the green mosaic of the Cantine Lungarotti is completed. The first Lungarotti organic wine on the Italian market makes its debut at Vinitaly. It's ILBIO, Umbria Rosso Igt 2015, and represents a significant milestone towards the eco-sustainable goals that the company has always pursued. The label shows the cadastral of the estate of the Lungarotti farm in Turrita di Montefalco, with all the main characteristics of the vineyard and grapes, taking up the ancient use of reproducing on the mapping all the information on the farm. In 2018 there was recognized correct sustainable management for all 4 indicators foreseen by the disciplinary (territory, air, vineyard, and water) after a series of verifications started about 2 years before. Lungarotti is the ninth Italian organization to achieve VIVA certification and the first in Umbria.