ANTONELLI SAN MARCO is a winery in the Montefalco region of Umbria, Italy.
OWNER / Filippo Antonelli.
STAFF / Oenologist: Massimiliano Caburazzi. / Sales: Marco Baldovin.
VINEYARDS / 2017 175 hectares (acres) of land in total of which 50ha of vineyards, 2.2 metres x 0.8 metres = 5, 700 vines per hectare. 350 metres. Mainly Sagrantino and Sangiovese, plus Montepulciano, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon; Grechetto and Trebbiano Spoletino. Also have Sangiovese and Montepulciano. Looking to switch to guyot–whereas cordon is more common here.
CERTIFICATION / 2012 First vintage with full organic certification.
POLYCULTURE / 70ha of woods. Also olives, chickpeas. Free range pigs.
CULINARY SCHOOL / “Pork & cork” = their wine with meat from their free-range pigs.
WINERY / Gravity-fed cellar.
COLLI MARTANI BIANCO DOC, GRECHETTO / See here for more on this DOC. / 2009 ‘Lovely, replete with lemons and melons,’ (Gilbert Winfield, 2011).
MONTEFALCO ROSSO DOC / See here for more on this DOC.
MONTEFALCO SAGRANTINO DOCG / See here for more on this DOCG. / 2011 45hl/ha. Nice evolution, lots of fruit at Collisioni, Barolo 16th July 2017.
MONTEFALCO SAGRANTINO DOCG, CHIUSA DI PANNONE Planted with a mass selection. South-fasing across a wide valley. 420 metres (1,400 feet). 2.7ha. Their highest vineyard. Their other vineyards are all at around 380 metres (1,266 feet). 5,500 vines per hectare (2,226 vines per acre). Guyot. 2010 Aged initially old oak barrels, then in larger wooden vats, then in concrete tanks. Lovely sweet fruit, ripe, energetic, a good big bruiser but with plenty of fruit and oak at Collisioni, Barolo 16th July 2017.
MONTEFALCO SAGRANTINO PASSITO DOCG / See here for more on this DOCG.
Antonelli San Marco, Località San Marco, 60 / I-06036 Montefalco (PG), Italy / Tel+39 0742.379158 / www.antonellisanmarco.it
Gilbert Winfield, 2011 Decanter Italy supplement, ‘Umbria awakes’, p74