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Altesino

Localita Altesino n. 54, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
+39 0577 806208
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Top Brunello's

Beautifully located at the top of a hill. Very friendly reception. Good explenation of the wines... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Michiel C
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Rosmalen, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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When we arrived, we were already big fans of Altesino's Brunello, - so visiting the vineyard have... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
Bjørn Rennemo H
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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.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“wine tasting” (11 reviews)
“great wine” (6 reviews)
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Localita Altesino n. 54, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
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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
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
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

3  Thank TrunkTravel
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
Reviewed 21 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
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Here we tasted Brunello di Montalcino. Very impressive wine: a lot of shades of taste, aftertaste and colors. I'm agree with Wine Spectator, that gave 96 points to this wine. The service was excellent and the wine was one of the best, that I ever...More

Thank Vladimir C
Altesino S, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Altesino, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Dear Vladimir, thanks a lot for sharing such a kind comment with us. We are glad to hear of your nice experience here at the winery. We hope to have you back in the future for another visit.

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We did the 5 wines tour and it was really nice. Giovani was very knowledgeable guy. The wines were great, the farm beautiful...

Thank nuno c
Altesino S, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Altesino, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Dear Guest. Thank you for your positive comment. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! Looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is a fun winery to visit. The cellar is that houses the barrels is on of the more show-ready ones that you will see.

Thank TroubadourBCN
Reviewed 23 November 2016

While attending classes to learn about wine, I enjoyed a bottle from this estate. As we were traveling to Tuscany and planning to spend a day wine tasting in Montalcino, we decided to schedule a visit to this estate. As with all the estates we...More

1  Thank Martysfo
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We visited the winery and were given a tour. Interesting but not spectacular. If you have visited wineries before then this is nothing new or special. The tour was follow by a wine tasting. We were offered 4 wines overall - maybe 60ml each time...More

2  Thank Galiant_CEO
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