Italian Wine Selections di Michele Scamacca -
Rocca di Fabbri Estate was founded in 1984 by Pietro Vitali, even if the inside of the Rocca is a fortress dating back to the 14th century and was restored by Pietro the end of the 80’s.
He chose the Montefalco area for its ancient grape growing and wine making traditions, introduced in the area by the French Benedictine Monks but, later, lost after the mid-
Pietro Vitali replanted these native grape vines using special growing methods in order to produce wines that could embody both the fragrances of the land and the elegance of the classical art of Umbria’s artists.
Today the vineyard and winery are run by sisters Roberta and Simona Vitali, who both grew up with the family's wine business with a sensibility and elegance that is reflected in the final product.
The estate extends over approximately 60 hectares of vineyards, producing mainly Docg Montefalco Sagrantino, in the dry and also "passito" sweet version, Doc Montefalco Rosso, Montefalco Rosso Riserva, Grechetto as well as IGT wines including Faroaldo (50% Sagrantino, 50% Cabernet Sauvignon) and a pure Chardonnay.
|Poggio al Chiuso|
|Rocca di Fabbri|
|Col del Mondo|
|Tenuta del Priore|