Altesino is the wine you want for the barbecue season that begins with Memorial Day weekend. Altesino lies about 15 minutes from the ancient hillside town of Montalcino. The winery was founded in 1970 by Giulio Consonno; he created Montosoli, the first-single vineyard (called a cru) brunello di Montalcino wine in 1975, and the area’s first winery-made grappa. When Consonno...
Sauvignon Blanc India altseino-vats.jpg Some wineries in the brunello di Montalcino zone have adopted the fashion of fermenting and aging the wine in French oak barrels, but Altesino retains the traditional Slavonian oak casks for brunello’s legal requirement of at least two years barrel aging.
Chenin Blanc India Altesino lies about 15 minutes from the ancient hillside town of Montalcino. The winery was founded in 1970 by Giulio Consonno; he created Montosoli, the first-single vineyard (called a cru) brunello di Montalcino wine in 1975, and the area’s first winery-made grappa. When Consonno died in 2002, Altesino and Montosoli were recognized as one of Italy’s top wineries and red wines, respectively.
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