Castello di Monastero

+ +39-0577 355789 Via M.G. Deledda,18
Agrate Brianza,
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Thirty years ago, a successful industrialist decided to devote himself to his great passion: wine-growing. And so began a fascinating and complex story that culminated in the acquisition and valorization of three very important estates in Tuscany. The purchase and restoration of an historic monastery (dating from 1000) at Castelnuovo Berardenga, in the heart of the Siena Chianti Classico area, saw the creation of a prestigious agricultural and residential complex, the present-day Castello di Monastero. Montalcino, the homeland of one of the most famous wines in the world, saw the acquisition and renovation of the Coldisole estate joined. Lastly, the foundation of Poggio alle Sughere in the Tuscan Maremma area. Production philosophy. Attention focuses on territory and grapes: the wines must be an expression of these two components and highlight there best aspects through attentive management of the vineyards, harvest, vinification and ageing. – Description from iskicm

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Trebbiano

    History of the grape: Trebbiano is one of the world’s most widely planted white grape varietals, not only for wines, ...

  • Nebbiolo

    History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...

  • Pinot Nero

    Pinot Noir synonym, especially in Italy. See Pinot Noir.

  • Sangiovese

    Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...

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  • Cistercensi Coenobium 2006

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    This smelled very sweet and savory with starchy notes and the sweet melted collagen tone of boiled pigs feet with some spicy woodsy backing tones that reminded me a little of Lopex de Heredia's white wines. The acids were a little fizzy and the wine was a touch bitter but still maintained a lean focus core of white cherry toned fruit. 87pts Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Castello di Monastero Sangiovese Toscana IGT 2005

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    Wine review by vinofreak12


  • Cascina del Monastero Barolo Bricco Luciani 2005

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    AWE blind tasting - some sweet wood on the nose, kind of candied but very spicy, vanillin, nice mouth feel, lots of bright juicy acids, well done with a lithe feel and the tannins are superfine here, a bit of licorice and sandy soil tones, some chalk, pretty light on the finish as well, admirable freshness 89-90 Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Cascina del Monastero Barolo Bricco Riund 2005

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    AWE blind tasting - lovely sweet fruit on the nose, wild raspberry, old briar pipe,, touch of menthol, touch of laurel, a touch of leather and some tea notes, a bit of hay, while the palate doesnt fulfill the promise of the nose there is a nice gentle character that present the fruit of the nice nicely albeit with less intensity, pretty pure and... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Monastero Chianti Classico 2005

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    Wine review by pmpeak


  • Monastero Suore Cistercensi Coenobium 2005

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    Wine review by lexel


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