Wine Bigi, Sangiovese, Umbria IGT, 2013
Reviews of purchase Bigi, Sangiovese, Umbria IGT, 2013
Wine rich ruby-red color.
Well-balanced wine with soft, rounded fruit flavors and a long finish.
The wine has a fruity aroma with hints of violets.
The wine goes well with spicy dishes, dishes of pork and poultry.
Wine Bigi, Sangiovese, has an intense ruby color, mild flavor and fruity aroma, made from the most cultivated in Italy, especially in the central regions, grape Sangiovese. The vineyards are located in the hills at an altitude of 200-400 meters above sea level. After the harvest, the grapes are subjected to the procedure of maceration on skins for about 10 days. Followed by alcoholic fermentation and aging in stainless steel tanks. Wine bottles can be stored in the order of 2-3 years, horizontal position, in a cool dark place.
Wine Bigi family history began in 1880 with a man named Luigi Bigi, by which the region of Orvieto became known throughout Italy and abroad. The estate, once owned by the monastery La Trinita, is located in a very picturesque area on a hill of volcanic origin. Orvieto area has long been characterized by a unique microclimate, so for centuries here cultivated cultivation of the vine, which has begun the Etruscans. The first documentary evidence of this dates back to 1292. 3 years after the official was established a special committee called "Keepers of the vineyards", designed to monitor the preservation of quality vines. And ingenuity oenologist in Orvieto has led to the rapid development of technology - construction of underground galleries, using the techniques of pressing the berries at ground level.