Two of Italy’s most acclaimed winemakers, brothers Riccardo and Renzo Cotarella, founded Falesco in 1979. Their philosophy is focused on balancing the uniqueness and tradition of native varietals with the versatility of international grapes. The result is a complete portfolio of wines that consumers and critics alike have recognized as exhibiting extreme value and Best of Class offerings.

Location of Vineyard

Falesco winery is located in Umbria’s Montecchio municipality, near Orvieto in the southwestern area that borders the Lazio region. In Lazio, Falesco also maintains a cellar for the vinification of its DOC Est! Est!! Est!!! di Montefiascone. The region is bordered by the Tyrrhenian Sea on the west and Italy’s mountainous center to the east. The dry, perfectly drained, volcanic terroir offers ideal growing conditions for textured reds and crisp, refreshing whites.

Winemaking Philosophy

The winery’s mission is manifold: to rediscover and promote Italy’s native varietals, to identify terroir areas with the ability to produce high-quality wines, to perform ongoing research and experimentation in winemaking and vineyard management, and to continually improve the quality of all Falesco products. Countless worldwide accolades and the winery’s commercial success attest to the results achieved here.

Wines

from Falesco

Sodale Merlot Lazio IGP

Merlot

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Est! Est!! Est!!! Di Montefiascone Le Pòggere DOC

Trebbiano & Trebbiano-based Blends

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Tellus Chardonnay Umbria IGT

Chardonnay & Chardonnay-based Blends

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Ferentano Lazio IGT

Other White Grape or Blend

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Tellus Merlot Umbria IGT

Merlot

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Tellus Cabernet Umbria IGT

Cabernet Sauvignon

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Montiano Merlot Lazio IGP

Merlot

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Montiano "Trentanni" Lazio IGP

Merlot

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Marciliano Umbria IGT

Cabernet Sauvignon

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RC2 Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG

Other Red Grape or Blend

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Pomele Rosso Dolce Lazio IGT

Other Red Grape or Blend

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