'Chiusa di Pannone' Montefalco Sagrantino DocgAntonelli San Marco
PSon limestone and clay soils 400 meters above sea level with a southern exposure, stand the vineyards that give rise to Chiusa di Pennone. A "lock" was defined as a very narrow olive grove often bordered by stone walls. So was the Chiusa di Pannone, while today it is the single vineyard used exclusively for the wine of the same name.
Intense ruby red. Fruit, herbs, citrus, berries, mint. Structured, tannic, firm.
Pleistocene origin, calcareous clay, rich in gravels and fluvio lacustrine conglomerates.
5000 strains per hectare
Fermentation in wood with maceration on the skins for 3-4 weeks. Aging in large barrels for a minimum of 30 months, then about 3 months in cement tanks and finally at least 24 months in bottle.