Mainardo – Rosso Umbria I.G.P.
TECHNICAL AND SENSORY NOTES
Wine made from red grapes selected and aged for a year in oak barrels. Wine modern taste and young, has aromas reminiscent of sweet notes of vanilla, as well as the classic red berries. To the intense scents and the round taste lends itself well to be consumed between meals, as well as in combination with meats and cheeses.
ORIGIN OF NAME
Mainardo Baglioni was captain of the town of Bettona in the fourteenth century. At that time the town Bettona lived a historic moment of the most important, and Maynard was the protagonist of a historic battle in 1352, where he clashed with the militia of Perugia and the towns allied to this. Belonging to the noble family of the Baglioni in Perugia, it was regarded as “the bastard” as head of the rebels of Bettona, which was placed, for two months, under siege. The Perugia had to struggle to get the better of bettonesi, that eventually, exhausted, surrendered. The City defeat was sacked and razed and Maynard was, together with other 129 bettonesi notables deported to Perugia and cruelly executed.
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Mainardo- Umbria Rosso IGP
Type of wine
grapes typical Umbrian red grapes
Intense red with purple hues
Delicate and suffered persistent, fruity with notes of vanilla and roasting
Full-bodied, soft, roomy, modern taste and harmonious. Slightly tannic. At the table Pasta dishes too spicy, cheese aged, white meat
18 ° -20 ° C
Light aging in barrels and steel