Castello di Monsanto

+39 0558059000 Via Monsanto 8
Firenze Italy, 50021
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Castello di Monsanto is one of the most respected estates in Tuscany and one of the top producers of traditional Chianti Classico Riserva. Located midway between Florence & Siena, the estate lies on the westernmost edge of the Chianti Classico zone, one of the best areas for Chianti. The estate itself is a landmark, with its distinctive hilltop castle.

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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...

  • Sangiovese

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

  • Trebbiano

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

  • Chardonnay

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

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  • Monrosso Sangiovese Blend Chianti 2010

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    Delicious. Rich and heavy. Perfect to pair with strong flavors. Read More

    Wine review by calywa


  • Chianti Monsanto Italy 2006

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    No written review

    Wine review by Mahee Ferlini


  • Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva 1995

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    Wine review by CH2


  • Had some neighbors over Friday for an Italian themed potluck. Good thing I have neighbors who can cook and who appreciate my wine...makes for a nice group effort.Not much time to go over everything in detail, but I continue to enjoy 2011 Barbera d'Alba, and also the 2011 Tommasi Soave that I picked up last minute was a real surprise. I'll be buy... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Italian Wine Dinner


  • Castello di Monsanto 'Riserva' Chianti Classico 2010

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    I've had previous vintages of Monsanto Riserva, but I don't think this one matches those. To me the wine does not show the fruity brightness or the tart refreshness that I seek. It's not a bad wine. but I'll pass on future bottles and, maybe, try again when another vintage is available. Read More

    Wine review by EMark


  • Is your wine gmo free? Or are you related to the major producer of GMO..Monsanto?

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  • Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva 2011

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    No written review

    Wine review by cahamilt14


  • 20 Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico DOCG 2005

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    Wine review by Mrs Chicago


  • Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva 2011

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    Wine review by Mrs Chicago


  • So far I’ve worked my way through a pretty impressive set of wines that ... Sangiovese.  2010 Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva $17-$25 If you want the poster child of affordable, great Chianti look no further. Monsanto has a fine track record for producing wines that, as is typical with Chianti Riserva, drink well on release yet a... Read More

    From the article Wine Gifts: Italy


  • Welcome Lorelei.  I would think that you can find Chianti's in that ... been enjoying lately is from Castello di Monsanto (not the chemical company).  I had one of the Monsanto Chiantis a few years ago, and based on that experience, I will second Fox's recommendation.Living in California, I have no problem finding California Cabernet Sauvignon... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hello Snooth!


  • I tasted the 1993 cabernet del vigneto"Il mulino" yesterday.It was great with an opulent attaque with dark fruit.long strong taste with a lot of tobacco,cherries, chocolate.Even today the depot in the bottle smells great.A lovely wine!

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