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Sagrantino di Montefalco: Umbria's Jewel

"Let me tell you now, something’s got a hold on me (Oh, it must be love)" ~ Etta James. 

Ms. James, a beautiful talent, whose music I really adore, perfectly sums up for me, my feelings and impressions about one of my latest epicurean excursions into the Italian wine scene, one found via this bottle of Sagrantino from Antonelli.
I was fortunate enough to be invited on a wonderful trip into the heart of Umbria and Campania [2012] with the International Wine and Tourism Conference which was held in Campania that year. Part of the trip was spent, getting to know, the amazing [sadly flying under the radar] Sagrantino DOCG. After uncorking this beauty [seen above] more than a few moons ago, it really brought back the crisp, vibrant memories of that trip.  
I had the good fortune to hang out with some of the very best food and wine writers [bloggers] in the U.S. and also at the same time, the experience of being trapped in freak snow storm [bonus] it was late January, and early 

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