Montefalco

Montefalco is a town and comune in the central part of the Italian province of Perugia (Umbria), on an outcrop of the Colli Martani above the flood plain of the Clitunno river, 7 km (4 mi) SE of Bevagna, 11 km (7 mi) SW of Foligno, and 9 km (5.5 mi) NW of Trevi.
Posts about Montefalco
  • If Your Palate Bleeds, These 2008 Italian Wines Can Kill It

    … labels” of Monte Rossa; and “imposed” is definitely the right word here, as are “imposing,” “dominating,” and “delicious.” 2008 Arnaldo-Caprai Sagrantino di Montefalco Collepiano, $60 Now this 2008 Italian makes more sense in terms of placing it in the burly category. No holes barred, baby; nearly a month of extended maceration and extraction…

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  • 2010 Antonelli Montefalco Rosso

    … Variety: 65% Sangiovese; 15% Sagrantino; 10% Cabernet Sauvignon; 10% Merlot Region: San Marco – Italy Cost: $22 (SRP) Winemaker’s Notes: Deep ruby red with purple tints. The bouquet abounds in fruits of the forest, cherries and plums and enjoyable toasted aromas. In the mouth it is generous, warm, and beautifully balanced. Pair with flavoursome…

  • Two very different wines from Italy

    … on the nose as well as the ethereal flavors in the mouth. Despite the lightness it is a puckering blend of old-school flavors, old wood, and earth before the final kiss of strawberry. You must see a bottle of 2011 Tenuta Alfredosa, Montefalco Rosso from start to finish. My first thought was that of drinking dark fruited grape juice. It was fantastic…

    Aaron Nix Gomez/ Hogshead - A Wine Blog- 1 readers -
  • 2006 Antonelli San Marco “Chiusa di Pannone”...

    … 2006 Antonelli San Marco “Chiusa di Pannone” Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG Sagrantino is a special grape from Umbria, Italy that can make some really nice wines! This one’s all purple velvet - dark, dark soft fruit and wet earth on the nose. Dark cherries and plums, violets and wet earth on the palate. Really nice! 4/5 bones $$$ Sagrantino 14.5% abv Montefalco, ITALY …

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  • Understanding the Challenging Wine Market in the USA

    …, visiting restaurant after restaurant and retailer after retailer, tasting each one on her family’s wines from the Scacciadiavoli estate, in the Montefalco region of Umbria. “We can’t understand the American market from Italy,” Liù Pambuffetti said two weeks ago, standing in the courtyard of her family’s winery. “We had to go there. We had to see…

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  • 2008 Campo della Maestà Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG Wearing...

    … 2008 Campo della Maestà Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG Wearing some Versace in honor of this Italian gem. Classic, red and black fruit on the nose along with earth, dried meat, and bay leaf. Small blackberries, red berries, and meat on the palate with bay leaf and light balsamic. 4/5 bones $$$ Sagrantino 14.5% abv Montefalco (Umbria), ITALY …

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  • Davero Winery and Dry Creek Valley Sagrantino

    … they were completely open for business. So that might explain why we hadn’t given them much thought. We are usually pretty set on our agenda. But little did I know, there was Sagrantino growing right up the hill all along! … In 1982 Ridgely Evers bought an old property (dating back to the 1880s) situated across Westside Road from the current tasting…

    Marcella Newhouse/ enotecaMarcella- 13 readers -
  • Sagrantino – Your Italian Staycation Red

    … pop open the wine, which has been given a slight chill (give it about ½ an hour in the fridge). One of my favorite things to serve for occasions like these is a Sagrantino. Sagrantino di Montefalco is a DOCG from the Umbria region of Italy. “Sagrantino” refers to the main town in the region and also the grape which grows in the countryside…

    Amanda Schuster/ The Alcohol Professor- 3 readers -