Castello di Montegiove Gatto Gatto Orvietano Rosso DOC

Gatto Gatto - Orvietano Rosso D.O.C.

The name of this wine is inspired by the medieval battlecry of the warlord Gattamelata and of his garrison, who took possession of the Castle of Montegiove during the late XV century. Gatto Gatto is produced from a blend of the traditional Umbrian varieties Sangiovese and Canaiolo with a touch of Cabernet Sauvignon and is Mis en Bouteille au Château.  It is a realtively young wine maintaining a fresh and fruity character after a light aging on large oak casks and older barriques and tonneaux. Brilliant ruby red colour with purple hues and it appears vividly fragrant yet also suave and enveloping. It compliments most culinary occasions and does not require strict matching. To be served with hors d’oeuvres, cheese, cured meat, first dishes, poultry and fowl.

Gambero Rosso - 2015 Vini d'Italia  - two glases * (**/***)
* indicated as a wine with a particularly favorable quality / price ratio

Bibenda  - Vini d'Italia 2015: three grape clusters (***/*****) 

Luca Maroni – Annuario dei migliori vini Italiani 2014:  86/99 (superior quality)

Guida oro - I vini di Veronelli 2014: 86/100 (optimal wine)

A.I.S. Umbria, Vinumbria, 2014: "Ruby red, transparent red wine. Nose of cherry, red currant, violet and officinal herbs. Balancedtaste with integrated tannin. Fresh, dry finish with aromatic herbs reminiscences." Food Suggested: buccatini alla matriciana - pasta amatriciana.

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