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Date Printed: 4/18/2015
Falesco Est! Est! Est! 2000
Falesco Est! Est! Est! 2000
(search item no. 52118)
Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
PRICE ON 4/18/2015: $9.49

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2002 Wine Spectator rating: 86 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Straw colored with greenish hightlights. Intense fragrance is reminiscent of peaches and apricots. The wine is elegant on the palate, very rich and harmonious. Recommended with antipasti, fish and other seafood dishes.

45% Trebbiano, 25% Rosetto, 15%Malvasia, 15% Sauvignon Blanc

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About Falesco:

In 2006, our customers purchased more bottles of wine from Falesco than from any other winery in the world! And it's no wonder, as this winery makes some of the top value wines in Italy, if not the world. Falesco's most popular wine is Vitiano, a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sangiovese grown in Umbria. This is a perennial must-buy: It's lush and fruity, and always seems to garnish outstanding scores from the wine critics.

Falesco was founded in 1979 by Riccardo and Renzo Cotarella, brothers that also happen to be two of Italy's most acclaimed winemakers. Their philosophy is to strike a balance between the uniqueness of native Italian varieties and the versatility of more "international" grapes. As evidenced by the enormous popularity of their wine and the countless worldwide accolades they have received, they have clearly succeeded in achieving their goal. Salute!