Falesco Merlot Dell'Umbria IGT 2007

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

Opaque leaning slightly towards brick at the rim. The nose displays aromas of smoke, saddle leather and grilled meat. Supple tannins frame a palate laced with sour cherry notes, while nicely balanced acidity gives this merlot serious texture. This is... Jim Collins. A Merlot wine from Umbria in Italy. 2007 Falesco Merlot dell'Umbria IGT 750ml

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Winery: Falesco
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Varietal: Merlot
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The climatic and pedologic characteristics of this territory are similar. The hills stretching from Montefi ascone to Orvieto are partly volcanic partly sedimentary in origin and both kinds of soil are particularly suited to the growing of vines as witnessed by the century-old tradition of the zone. In his book The foreign varietals cultivated in Italy S. Mondini affirms that as early as the... Read more
The climatic and pedologic characteristics of this territory are similar. The hills stretching from Montefi ascone to Orvieto are partly volcanic partly sedimentary in origin and both kinds of soil are particularly suited to the growing of vines as witnessed by the century-old tradition of the zone. In his book The foreign varietals cultivated in Italy S. Mondini affirms that as early as the 19th century several foreign varietals were cultivated in Lazio, some in quite remarkable proportions and specialized in the vineyards... Cabernet, Carignane, Gamay, Grenache, Merlot, Malbeck, Pinot, Sauvignon, Syrah... Lazio generally proves to be an area where the advantages from the cultivation of the foreign varietals are remarkable, especially for what concerns the ones coming from France.. In the countryside surrounding Rome, Frosinone and Viterbo it’s widely held that they contribute to the improvement of the local wine production. Read less

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12/19/2012

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/22/2011

Opaque leaning slightly towards brick at the rim. The nose displays aromas of smoke, saddle leather and grilled meat. Supple tannins frame a palate laced with sour cherry notes, while nicely balanced acidity gives this merlot serious texture. This is... Jim Collins. A Merlot wine from Umbria in Italy. 2007 Falesco Merlot dell'Umbria IGT 750ml



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