10.00am Departure time from Montalcino – Viale della libertà 12
Sassodisole winery is a family own business. It is situated in a peculiar area within north-eastern side of Montalcino council and the Natural Artistic Park of Orcia’s Valley, which has been recently nominated UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The 8 ha vineyard is located 300 metres above the sea level and it is south and south-west facing.
11.50am Az. Agraria QUERCECCHIO
The Quercecchio estate is located in Montalcino in the Province of Siena, one of Tuscany’s most famous areas renowned for the beauty of its art and nature and its extraordinary fine wines: Brunello di Montalcino docg and Rosso di Montalcino doc.
1.15pm Come back to Montalcino – Lunch time
3.30pm Departure time from Montalcino – Viale della libertà 12
Caparzo is one of the most prestigious and popular estates in Montalcino for quality and special style of his wine.
Caparzo has been the first estate understanding the influences of the “terroir” on the characteristics of the wines. From this concept, it began making Brunello di Montalcino Vigna “La Casa”, Rosso di Montalcino Vigna “La Caduta”. Ca del Pazzo (Sangiovese/Cabernet sauvignon) and Le Grance Chardonnay, (Sauvignon Blanc and Traminer) are also very much appreciated. Caparzo also produces some Igt Toscana wines: Rosso, Bianco and Sangiovese. The production also includes: Moscadello di Montalcino Vendemmia tardiva, Grappa di Brunello and Grappa di Riserva
5.30pm CONTI COSTANTI
The villa “Colle al Matrichese”, built in the 15th century, has been the residence of the Costanti family since the middle of the 15th century; in this area there is evidence of well cultivated vines since the 18th century.
L’azienda imbottiglia e commercializza ogni anno 50.000 bottiglie di vino tra Brunello e Rosso di Montalcino ed IGT Toscana. L’azienda produce anche Olio Extravergine d’Oliva, Grappa di Brunello, e Grappa di Brunello Riserva.
DURATION 7 hours