What are thebest wineries to visit in Montalcino? Discover a list of the best Brunello di Montalcino Wineries to visit, the mostbeautiful, the most historic and recommended for avisit with tasting in the winery.
Brunello di Montalcino is one of the most famous and prestigious Italian red wines, internationally recognized for its elegance, complexity and great aging potential.
Brunello di Montalcino owes its fame to an intuition of Clemente Santi, a pharmacist. Santi was the first to plant the new selected vines of Sangiovese Grosso (today known locally as Brunello) on the Greppo farm in Montalcino.
The Brunello di Montalcino wine can be produced exclusively from100% Sangiovese grapes in the territory of the municipality of Montalcino, in the province ofSiena. To date, the hectares of vineyards dedicated to Brunello di Montalcino production are approximately 2000.
The Brunello di Montalcino specification provides that it must be aged for at least two years in oak containers (of any size) and that it is put on the market no earlier thanJanuary 1of the fifth year following the harvest.
So let’s find out the list of the best wineries to visit in Montalcino. A list of the best Montalcino wineries for a visit to the winery and wine tasting.
You will find a brief description of the wineries, with information on the wines, addresses, telephone numbers and various contacts.
The production of wines in Montalcino is linked to many large historic and iconic companies but also many medium-small producers with an artisanal, biodynamic and natural production style. For those interested in these types of realities, we have compiled a selection of natural wineries in Montalcino.
Here are some recommendations from natural, artisanal and biodynamic wineries in Montalcino.
What are the wineries in Montalcino with a restaurant? Let’s discover the wineries of Montalcino which, in addition to the visit with tasting, have a restaurant:
Here are some suggestions from Montalcino wineries with restaurant:
Which are the best wineries in Montalcino? Choosing is a difficult undertaking, which in any case is inevitably subject to the limits of a subjective opinion, which as such, by definition, is deficient and arbitrary.
Therefore, we invite you to visit all the wineries of Montalcino, so that you can discover and independently choose your favorite Montalcino winery. If you have had the patience to read this far, thank you for your attention.
Cheers, Salute, Santé
Jean Marco Palmieri