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Date Printed: 10/23/2014
Falesco Montiano 2006
Falesco Montiano 2006
(search item no. 101939)

PRICE ON 10/23/2014: $45.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2005 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2003 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2001 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2000 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
1999 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
1998 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

It has a wonderful, deep, ruby red color, a wide aromatic range of scents in which delicious vanilla notes, small red fruit, layers of jam and sweet spices combine. The taste appears to have a full aristocratic roundness and softness, with quite elegant, agreeable and lingering flavors. To be drunk in large balloons at 18°C combined with important meat dishes.
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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!