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Lampante 2016 – Tenuta Castelbuono

Lampante 2016 - Tenuta Castelbuono
Written by Piero Pardini

Credits: © Piero PardiniThe Wolf Post – TOSCANA – ITALIA

Wine: Lampante
Varietal composition: 70% Sangiovese, 15% Sagrantino and 15% Cabernet and Merlot.
Denomination: Montefalco Rosso Riserva Doc.
Alcoholic strength: 15% vol.
Vintage: 2016.
Production area: owned vineyards in Montefalco and Bevagna.
Soil: silty-clayey in nature, with good agronomic potential, well structured and resistant to summer drought.
Training system: spurred cordon.
Vines density per hectare: 6,250.
Harvest: manual between September and October.
Fermentation temperature: cold pre-maceration at 12° C for 20 hours. Maximum fermentation temperature 26° – 28° C in steel.
Aging: 18 months in tonneaux and large casks.
Aging: at least 12 months in the bottle.
First year of production: 2008.

Tasting Notes
Limpid, ruby ​​red in color with garnet colored textures, consistent.
The nose is an effluvium of floral and fruity scents reminiscent of red wild flowers and small red and dark berries. Hints of spice are perceived that give way to a finish with balsamic notes.
Full-bodied sip, with an important tannic texture still not perfectly smooth. Persistent and mineral closes the sip with a sensation of spice and balsamic notes.
Tried in combination with a guinea fowl hunter.

Rating
5 Lupetti


Other company labels in Wine Guide

Tenuta Castelbuono
Vocabolo Castellaccio, 9 – Località Cantalupo
06031 Bevagna (PG)
Phone +39 0742 361670
E-mail: carapace@tenutelunelli.it
Website: www.tenutelunelli.it


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About the author

Piero Pardini

Founder and editor of "The Wolf Post".
Freelance Journalist.
Wine critic and Sommelier.
He has also written about sports and technology for some specialized magazines.
Co-author of the authorized biography "Gianni Clerici - The writer, the poet the journalist", Le Lettere, Firenze.

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