Tenuta Col Falco | Estate winery and mixed farm in Col Falco, a ‘toponimo’ in the commune of Montefalco in the Montefalco region of Umbria, Italy. It was founded in 1970 and was one of the first estates to bottle Montefalco wines. It produces white wines under the Montefalco Grechetto DOC and the Orvieto DOC; and red wines under the Montefalco Rosso DOC, the Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG, and the Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG Passito.
Owner | Ruggeri G Societa Agricola (Federico Ruggeri & family).
Vineyards | 2018 Vines at around 300 metres.
Organic certification | 2019 No.
Winemaking | 100% hand picked. Large Slavonian oak botti.
Montefalco Grechetto DOC | 2018 85% Grechetto, 15% Chardonnay. 24 hours on skins in tank. 1,300 bottles. Creamy-sappy (at the winery 17 Feb 2019).
Orvieto DOC | Fermented and aged in concrete.
Umbria Rosato DOC, La Rosa del Falco | 2018 Sagrantino. 1,500 bottles. Bit dull and simple (at the winery 17 Feb 2019).
Montefalco Rosso DOC | Around 13,000 bottles.
Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG, Col Falco | 2014 12 months in stainless steel, 36 months in oak vats. Around 3,500 bottles. Slightly pretty and roasted (at the winery 17 Feb 2019). | 2015 Warm vintage. Bottled one month ago: tight, dense (at the winery 17 Feb 2019).
Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG, Passito | 2010 15%. 120g/l RS. 50cl bottles. Lightly fruity (at the winery 17 Feb 2019).
Umbria Rosso DOC | Sangiovese and Merlot.
Other products | 700 olive trees. Durum wheat, maize. Grappa di Sagrantino.
Tenuta Col Falco
Via Valle Cupa
Localita Belvedere, I-06036 Montefalco (PG), Italy
Tel+39 0742 379679 | www.tenutacolfalco.it
Visit to the estate Sunday 17 Feb 2019.