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Perticaia

The winery is located in the municipality of Montefalco in the Italian region Umbria, The name derives from an ancient name for the plow; the double crossed "P" is the landmark of the business. This is led by Guido Guardigli, who made in the early 1990s after purchase of land planting new crops and built a modern winery in the style of old farms. He is particularly dedicated to the care of the ancient in the 1960s reactivated local variety Sagrantino. The owner is supported by oenologist oenologist Emiliano Falsini and cellar technician Alessandro Meniconi. The vineyards cover 15 hectares of vineyards, with the red wines Sagrantino (around half), Sangiovese and Colorino ( Colorino del Valdarno ), as well as the white wine varieties Trebbiano Spoletino and Grechetto ( Grechetto di Orvieto ) are planted. In addition, an area with 250 olive trees is farmed.

The management is carried out according to the rules of Integrated Farming. After a selective hand-picking the grapes are fermented with yeasts spontaneous fermented. The aim is, ancestry typical Wines from the local varieties (del posto) to vinify. The expansion takes place in French barriques and tonneaux barrels. The product range includes the DOCG / DOC wines Sagrantino di Montefalco (also as Passito ) and Montefalco Rosso as well as some IGT wines. Around 60% of production is exported to Switzerland, Germany, England, Belgium and the Netherlands, as well as to Japan and the USA.

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