Montalcino

Wine Experiences in Montalcino

Vintages and Selections

Brunello di Montalcino 2016 – my report

About the vintage The first thing that we have to say when talking about a vintage in Montalcino is that it is almost impossible to generalize. Thanks to its various expositions and altitudes, depending where the producers are located, each vintage shows completely different between all the sub-areas. Frost risk (we unfortunately had an example…

Brunello di Montalcino 2015 – my hot spots

If you are a wine lover passionate about Italian wines, you should have heard the buzz surrounding the vintage 2015 of Brunello di Montalcino. After almost one year since its release in the market, some of you are maybe wondering how really are performing the Brunello’s 15. Some of you may have tasted them already…

The Paper Plane Selection – Rosso di Montalcino

When thinking about Montalcino everyone’s mind goes immediately to Brunello, of course. But forgiving the Rosso would be a huge mistake. First of all we have to make a distinction, between two types of Rosso di Montalcino. For many (bigger) producers Rosso di Montalcino means the “second wine”, so usually the best grapes go in…

About Producers

Discovering Southern Montalcino – Argiano winery

One of the oldest wine history in Montalcino Argiano has probably one of the most beautiful, or at least my favorite for sure, drives in the area. If you follow my Instagram stories, the road to reach the winery is the place where I go running some times and where I stop to take pictures…

Itineraries

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