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
    • Coming wine from the cold

      Boutari Naoussa 2010, Monasterio De Las Viñas Reserva 2006, Keint He Voyageur Chardonnay 2012, Quercecchio Rosso Di Montalcino 2012, Villa Mora Montefalco Rosso Riserva 2008, Vina Real Crianza 2010, Finca Del Marquesado Gran Reserva 2004, Driftwood The Collection Cabernet Merlot 2012 Is there another time of year that creeps under the skin like the coldest depths of winter? Does the craving to.

      Michael Godel/ Godelloin Merlot Chardonnay- 6 readers -
    • Toledo Area Wine Events and Tastings, January 7-10, 2015

      Wednesday, January 7 The Andersons, Sylvania, 6– 8 PM. Wines our own Kim G. Wants to Try: 1. Butter Chardonnay, 2. Fair Hills Mendoza Gran Reserva Malbec, 3. Beringer Knights Valley Cabernet, 4. Sartori Amarone. Nominal fee per sample or $10 per flight. Veritas Cork and Craft, 505 Jefferson Avenue, Toledo – (419) 214- 9463. 5:30 – 7:30 PM. Wednesday Wine Tasting.

      Toledo Wines and Vines- 4 readers -

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      Dean Tudor/ Gothic Epicures VinCuisine- 11 readers -
  • Toledo Area Wine events & Tastings: January 21-24, 2015

    … Sauvignon Blanc Saint Bris, 3. Villa Maria Merlot/Cabernet/Cabernet Franc/Malbec, 4. Gabriel Liogier Cotes Du Rhone, 5. Rabbit Ridge Sangiovese, 6. Antano (Italy) Montefalco Rosso, 7. Domaine De Courteillac (Merlot/Cabernet), 8. Antano (Spain) Rioja (Tempranillo). Nominal fee per sample. Corks Wine and Liquor, Promenade Plaza, 27250 Crossroads…

    Toledo Wines and Vines- 6 readers -
  • Xmas::NY Interweek & Xmas Tasting

    … do not judge them DO NOT ADJUST YOUR CONTROLS. The foto is not in focus. The foreground grips control the horizontal and the vertical. Please ring the bell for service. Main Street icon How was your holiday party? Ours was fab. Grab-bag wines, gag gifts and the popular and expanding re-gifting center charmed our guests. A Christmas party…

    The Best of Winesin Riesling Chardonnay- 3 readers -
  • Wine of the Day December 27, 2014

    … longer after being imported to the states. The nose opens slowly with dried flowers, earth, mint and brandy poached red fruits on the nose, a dark garnet hue greets the light in the glass and the palate explodes with layers of raspberry, plum, black cherry, balsamic dipped strawberry, wild herbs, truffle, game and black licorice along with dusty stones… 3 readers -
  • Perticaia Is Another Versatile Italian Red Wine

    … blended in perfectly with the medieval towers, hilltop castles and villages in the area. The company now has 37 acres, about half planted in Sagrantino with the rest split between Sangiovese, Colorino and Trebbiano Spoletino with a little Grechetto. There also are 250 olive trees. The sloping fields face south, southwest and are between 900 and 1,100…

    Dennis Sodomka/ 5 readers -
  • Sagrantino: The Insider's Italian Wine

    …. To truly geek out, check out some of Umbria's traditional foods for inspiration. WHERE TO BUY: Typically costing between $85-100 dollars, Arnaldo Caprai Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG is distributed nationwide by Folio Fine Wines. Check your local fine wine shop. Alternatively, if you live in AK, CA, DC, FL, MO, NV, NH, NM, ND, OR, VA, or WY, order…

    Mattie Bamman/ By The Tun- 10 readers -
  • The Perfect Gift

    … What to buy for the wine lover in your life. Or us. We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: enough with the wine gadgets. Unless you’re springing for a Coravin, we don’t need any more. Aerators, stoppers, corkcicles, etc. It’s enough already. For the most part, these are all gimmicks designed to separate you from your money, and they’re…

    Mike Madaio/ Pennsylvania Vine Companyin Syrah Malbec- 1 readers -
  • Wine Reviews: Grab Bag of Italian Reds

    … Perticaia Montefalco Rosso- Italy, Umbria, Montefalco, Montefalco Rosso SRP: $19 Clear light ruby color. On the nose I get blackberries and raspberries, some charcoal, green herbs and some bright red floral tones. Bright acid on the palate, some moderate and dusty tannins, a fresh and food-friendly approach. Bright raspberries and tart blueberries…

    Isaac Baker/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blogin Merlot- 3 readers -
  • Wine Reviews: Weekly Mini Round-Up For December 1, 2014

    …. $28 B+ >>find this wine<< 13 Montes Alpha Outer Limits Zapallar Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc (Aconcagua Valley): Pungent, piquant power to the thirsty people! $22 B+ >>find this wine<< 13 Achaval Ferrer Malbec (Mendoza): Most of the meat, grip, minerals, and tangy berry action, with very little of the bloat. $25 B+ >…

    1 Wine Dudein Sauvignon Blanc- 3 readers -
  • Wines of the Week: Fruit, Flower, Structure, Texture, Mystery

    … at the finish. Lumpp owns a 16-hectare estate in Givry, in the Côte Chalonnaise; this Pinot Noir was grown alongside Chardonnay in the hilltop vineyard of Crausot, whose calcareous marl and oolite soils offer sweetness at the feet of these tart fruits. A study in integration. 2009 Castello Monsanto Il Poggio Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG 14% abv | $55…

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  • Wednesday Sips & Nibbles

    …, hand cut fresh pasta) Paitin “Sori’ Paitin” Dolcetto d’Alba, Piemonte, 2011 Coppo “L’Avvocata” Barbera d’Asti, Piemonte, 2012 THIRD COURSE Veal Braciole & Creamy Polenta (stuffed with pine nuts, raisins, prosciutto, parmigiano reggiano) San Felice Pugnitello, Toscana, 2008 Fattoria Colsanto Sagrantino di Montefalco, Umbria, 2009 DESSERT COURSE Cinnamon Panna Cotta (autumn fruit compote) Maculan Torcolato, Veneto, 2008 COST: $75 per person (excludes tax & gratuity) Reservation required by calling (617) 530-9392.…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 1 readers -
  • Tasting Montefalco Sagrantino and Rosso

    … In the heart of eastern Umbria, lying in a vast bowl-shaped valley of the Apennine range, are the vineyards that harbor the indigenous red sagrantino grape. These vineyards surround the hill-town of Montefalco, one of the smallest and most charming of all of Italy’s quaint and charming hill-towns, population 5,702 (in 2007). Sagrantino has been…

    Fredric Koeppel/ Bigger Than Your Headin Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot- 1 readers -
  • 2007 Scacciadiavoli Sagrantino di Montefalco

    … of your ability to actually spend that much. For me, the 2007 Scacciadiavoli Sagrantino di Montefalco is borderline worth the asking price. If you can get it on the high end of $30 to low-end of $40 it’s worth it, but I don’t know that I’d pay closer to $50 for it – it’s certainly a good wine, and one I think you’ll enjoy, but I don’t know…

    George Perry/ The Good Wine Guru- 5 readers -
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