Flashcards in Umbria Deck (10):
What DOC of Umbria is responsible for most of the region's production?
What is Orvieto?
DOC white wine produced from Grechetto and Trebbiano Toscano in Umbria.
-Min. 60% Grechetto
What is Procanico?
Trebbiano Toscano in Umbria
Where is Lago di Corbara DOC located?
Within the territory of Orvieto on tuffeau soils
-min. 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Nero, Sangiovese combined or seperately
What are the 2 most celebrated red wines of Umbria?
Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG
Torgiano Rosso Riserva DOCG
What is the grape of Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG and what is the aging requirement?
100% Sagrantino-naturally high in alcohol and tannin
-min. 37 months of aging including 12 months of wood for the dry wines
-historically passito in style
Name 2 high quality Sagrantino di Montefalco producers.
What is the grape of Torgiano Rosso Riserva DOCG and its aging requirement?
-min. 3 years of aging including 6 mos. in bottle
-DOCG in 1990
-Only Riserva bottlings are DOCG
Who is the largest producer of Torgiano?
The Lungarotti Family.