Giano dell’Umbria | Commune in Perugia province in Umbria in central Italy. Part of its territory falls within the coterminous Montefalco DOC and DOCG zones (see below). Giano dell’Umbria is the highest commune in the Montefalco region of Umbria in central Italy.

Terroir | Giano dell’Umbria lies in the southwestern part of the Montefalco zone, facing in the direction of Todi (see Todi DOC), between the towns of Marcellano to the northwest, Le Torri to the southwest, and Montecchio to the southeast.

Soils | ‘Very rich in clay’, creating ‘some of the most powerful’ wines in the Montefalco zone (D’Agata 2019, p269).

WinesMontefalco Bianco DOC. | Montefalco Grechetto DOC. | Montefalco Rosso & Rosso Riserva DOC. | Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG. | Montefalco Sagrantino Passito DOCG

Wineries

Certified organic | Moretti Omero.

No certification | Luca di Tommaso. | Terre dei Capitani.

Bibliography

Dr Ian d’Agata, Italy’s Native Wine Grape Terroirs (University of California Press, 2019).