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Tabarrini Montefalco Sagrantino Campo Alla Cerqua 2016 750ml

Montefalco Sagrantino
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Rated 89 by Vinous Media
The 2016 Montefalco Sagrantino Campo alla Cerqua slowly blossoms with a dusty display of smoky blackberries, currants and nuances of sour citrus. It’s surprisingly soft and fleshy in feel, offering a mix of sweet and tart berries complemented by juicy acids and salty minerals. Notes of licorice and exotic savory spices linger long through the lightly structured finale. The Campo alla Cerqua is an excellent option for an early peak at the 2016s from Tabarrini, though it doesn’t attain the depth of character of the best vintages. ... More details
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Tabarrini Montefalco Sagrantino Campo Alla Cerqua 2016 750ml

SKU 881874
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Region: Umbria

Umbria in central Italy is one of the country's smallest wine regions, and is often overlooked due to its proximity to Tuscany. However, Umbria specialises in using its stunning Tuscany-esque terroir – all rolling hillsides and lush, green vineyards – to their full potential, and producing stunning wines of character and distinction for extremely reasonable prices. In particular, Umbria is renowned as something of a home of innovative Italian wine making, taking native varietals such as Sangiovese and Grechetto, and blending them with Bordeaux red and white wine grapes in order to produce spectacular aged, blended wines. By taking traditional viticultural practices, and shaking them up a bit, Umbria is quickly discarding its former poor reputation, and proving that it is a wine region to watch and explore.

Country: Italy

For several decades in the mid to late twentieth century, Italy's reputation for quality wines took a fairly serious blow. This was brought about partly due to lack of regulation in certain regions, and too much regulation in others. This led to several wineries in the beautiful and highly fertile region of Tuscany making the bold move to work outside of the law, which they saw as responsible for the drop in quality in Tuscan wines. They believed that they had the expertise and the generations of experience necessary with which to make truly excellent, world class wines, and set about doing just that. These 'Super Tuscans', as they came to be known, quickly inspired the rest of Italy to improve their produce, and now, Italian wine producers in the twenty-first century are widely recognised to be amongst the best in the world. Regulation and law began to change, and wine drinkers across the globe woke up to the outstanding wines coming out of Italy, which are continuing to improve and impress to this day.