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Altesino

Localita Altesino n. 54, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
+39 0577 806208
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Excellent, private stop

We traveled to Montalcino in March - the off season - and were the only ones on the property for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
McKenna B
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Seattle, Washington
Lovely vineyard with great wines

Had a bottle of Altesino in Houston just before we left for Italy. Loved it so much we decided to... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
VronicaGn
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Altesino is a leader in various, important innovations in the production of Sangiovese from Montalcino, causing it to stand out and become a reference point for the entire territory. Some of the positive contributions putting Montalcino on the world map are: the introduction of the "Cru" (Montosoli) concept in 1975, the production in '77 of the first Grappa from a winery and the first Futures (purchasing wine before its release) for Brunello 1985. We organize wine tastings and the visit are made under appointment preferably.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“great wine” (8 reviews)
“wine tasting” (11 reviews)
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Localita Altesino n. 54, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled to Montalcino in March - the off season - and were the only ones on the property for our tasting of 5 wines. Our hostess took her time with us and allowed us to really savor the experience. We ordered 3 bottles to...More

Thank McKenna B
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Had a bottle of Altesino in Houston just before we left for Italy. Loved it so much we decided to stop the winery while we were in Tuscany. Best decision, ever! Great wine and affordable shipping for cases.

Thank VronicaGn
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Altesino is a leading producer of the wines of Montalcino, and is responsible for many wine making innovations. It is also a beautiful winery set in the hills with a lovely view of nearby mountaintop villages. Our guide, Matthieu gave us a very thorough tour...More

Thank sssteveg
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful vineyard with an amazing tour guide. The wines are beautiful representations of brunello di Montalcino. If they are still selling the 2012 Single Vineyard brunello I highly recommend going home with a bottle or three.

Thank MTF1x
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

We loved this winery! I have to comment to start though - not sure what the previous reviewer commenting about a hazarous road is talking about. That review made me think twice about booking this tour and tasting and I'm so glad I ignored it...More

Thank taz50
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Beautifully located at the top of a hill. Very friendly reception. Good explenation of the wines. Top wuality address. Must buy.

Thank Michiel C
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

When we arrived, we were already big fans of Altesino's Brunello, - so visiting the vineyard have only amplified that! We did the full package with a tour of the winery and wine tasting with 5 wines, and the bruschetta's. All very enjoyable and definitely...More

Thank Bjørn Rennemo H
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

This is a well run beautiful winery with spectacular views and lovely Brunello wine. However. The road to access the estate is unpaved and is quite hazardous. We drove over a rock based 'speed bump' obscurely placed by - we were told - a difficult...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

One of the most beautiful vineyards in Montalcino. Wine tasting was not only with great wines but also a lot of fun.

Thank harrymd
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We visited Altesino in May, and had a wonderful time! The tour we received was very educating, leaving nothing to the imagination. This all surrounded by the most beautiful area of Tuscany. After a small tour around the vinyard and winery, we got to taste...More

Thank valeriev157
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