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
  • Wednesday Sips & Nibbles

    …I am back again with a special Wednesday edition of Sips & Nibbles (as tomorrow is Thanksgiving), my regular column where I highlight some interesting wine and food items that are upcoming. ********************************************************** 1) Santa is coming! On Sunday, December 7, from 4pm-7pm, The Beehive will host Santa Supper…

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

    …% sagrantino, 15% merlot, 10% cabernet sauvignon. Precise information on aging unavailable. Intense dark ruby color; very dark, spicy, tarry, dusty, iodine and iron; glimmers of deeply macerated black cherries and plums, with hints of prunes and black olives; quite tannic, dense, tense with acidity, fairly austere finish; needs a year or two. Very Good…

    Fredric Koeppel/ Bigger Than Your Headin Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot- 1 readers -
  • If Your Palate Bleeds, These 2008 Italian Wines Can Kill It

    Lithe, balanced, light, and polite wines are de rigueur in the wine world at the moment. Now, I love those wines, but my tastes are quite catholic, and so I dig (well-made, authentic) wines of all stripes (okay, excepting possibly Retsina). And once in a while, after sampling lots of lithe, balanced, light, and polite wines, I want something that is brazenly, almost stupidly, ...

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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.

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  • Two very different wines from Italy

    … flavor to this wine. It had drier, tart fruit but still showed some roundness. The was light and ethereal with old wood, earthy, and a strawberry finish. *** Now-2017. 2011 Tenuta Alfredosa, Montefalco Rosso – $20 Imported by Vinifera Imports. Alcohol 14.5%. The flavors were quite grapey at first then became robust with air. There was blue and black…

    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

    … The following excellent article was written by Cathy Huyghe for Forbes Food and Drink. The article gives one of the best explanations of the “three tier-system of alcohol distribution in the United States. At Vinitaly, Ms Huyghe was on a panel discussing this topic along with Alfonso Cevola, and Jeremy Parzen (as moderator). I know these two…

    Charles Scicolone/ Charles Scicolone on Wine- 1 readers -
  • 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 …

    Shiba Sommelier- 4 readers -
  • Davero Winery and Dry Creek Valley Sagrantino

    … with his friend, Mario Batali. He tried Sagrantino for the first time—a 1994 Paolo Bea Sagrantino di Montefalco—and after tasting it, he said, “I’m going to plant this grape and make this wine.” And he did. Dry Creek Valley Sagrantino, Hawk Mountain. His first Sagrantino vintage came in 2008; he started growing the grape in 2004. My lucky…

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

    … translates to “the plow,” in honor of this family farmed winery – aged 30 months (12 in oak, 12 in stainless steel, 6 in bottle) upon release. This one was the darker, bigger and more tannic of the two. Lots of black and purple berry fruits and a subtle accent of oaky spice on the finish. The other was Scacciadiavoli 2008, which is produced at a historic…

    Amanda Schuster/ The Alcohol Professor- 3 readers -