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Falesco Merlot Lazio IGT Montiano 2003

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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

Member Reviews for Falesco Merlot Lazio IGT Montiano

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Snooth User: Tic
115845245
4.00 5
02/22/2009

Love this wine. Rich and full-bodied wine.


Snooth User: joshwoodward
129954234
4.00 5
05/15/2009

Tannic, but nice. Dark, acidic but balanced. Big. Dusty. Ager. $40


Snooth User: Rob McKaughan
41896102
4.00 5
01/25/2008

We really liked this. Full, and flavorful. Pared excellently with Cioppino.


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Source: ONLINEWEINKELLER.de
02/24/2010

Falesco Lazio Montiano Rosso IGT 2003: in Barriques gereift (12 Monate), empf. Trinktemperatur 16-18°C,Jahrgang: 2003Inhalt: 0,75 LRegion: UmbrienWeingut: FalescoRebsorte: 100% Merlot Restzucker: Restsäure: 4,5 g/LiterAlkoholgehalt: 13,5 % Rotwein



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