Montefalco, 2011 vintage | See Montefalco DOC.
2011 | Rating ***** (five). Growing season Notably warm, wet winter. Cool, wet spring. Average spring rainfall. Budding upto 2 weeks later than normal. Warm, dry growing season with above average temperatures from summer to mid-Oct. No hydric stress. Cool summer cool into mid-August. ‘Wet July but very hot summer with some drought,’ (Stephen Brook, 2016). Slightly earlier than usual harvest. Good yields and quality. Others reported delayed ripening. Better conditions in from mid-October helpedre-dress the ripening delays. Wine style Slow ferments due to high sugars. Structured wines for ageing. ‘Rounded wines, high quality,’ (Stephen Brook, 2016).