Castello Romitorio

Castello Romitorio is located on a hilltop overlooking the Val d' Orcia and facing the township of Montalcino, in the provence of Siena. The castle, surrounded on three sides by thick oak forests, rests in the northwestern quadrant of Montalcino. – Description from Alejandro

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  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Sangiovese

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

  • 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...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Nebbiolo

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

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  • Castello di Romitorio Brunello di Montalcino 2009

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    The nose is understated, with Earthy notes and some fragrant wood and fine red cherry skins. The palate is much more pronounced with tart red cherry, and bright acidity with sandalwood and subtle dried herbs. Most enjoyable was a fine green tobacco aroma late on the nose and also in the long, finessed finish. Perhaps a bit closed, I think it nee... Read More

    Wine review by bobbbc


  • January 27th saw the arrival of the Benvenuto Brunello road show, from The ... ... tannins. 87 Pts 2009 Castello Romitorio Brunello Di Montalcino 14% ABV $50 The nose is understated, with Earthy notes and some fragrant wood and fine red cherry skins. The palate is much more pronounced with tart red cherry, and bright acidity with sandalwood an... Read More

    From the article 2009 Brunello di Montalcino


  • I took some heat last week for my less than glowing review of Brunello di ... ... sweetness. 87pts 2012 Castello Romitorio Rosso di Montalcino $30 Perfumy and floral on the nose with a well defined base of rust and limestone supporting astringent red fruits. rusty, limestone. This lacks some detail up front, a little lumpy on entry before show... Read More

    From the article Great Rosso di Montalcino


  • Castello Romitorio Rosso di Montalcino 2012

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    Perfumy and floral on the nose with a well defined base of rust and limestone supporting astringent red fruits. rusty, limestone. This lacks some detail up front, a little lumpy on entry before showing some nice rusty, cranberry fruit. theres good length here, and a nice pop of fruit on the finish but this is definitely more about finesse than f... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Castello Romitorio Brunello di Montalcino 2001

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    No written review

    Wine review by Barberolo


  • Castello Romitorio Rosso di Montalcino Sangiovese Wine 2009

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    No written review

    Wine review by luca chevalier


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  • Castello Romitorio Brunello di Montalcino 1997

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    This is a top-notch producer. They are a great people. Sandro Chia is an amazing artist. Can't wait for the 04 Brunello Riserva Read More

    Wine review by Vinoitalialover


  • Since Greg is starting an article series on his recent trip to Tuscany and Umbria, I thought it might be useful to begin a forum thread on the wines from the area. What are the best wines from Montalcino and environs that we can find in the market now, and what are the drinking experiences with them, alone or with food? This hopefully will get i... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Good Brunellos and other reds...


  • Castello Romitorio Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese Grosso Red 2003

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    Clay, fig, dark currant. Larger tannins. Hint of age clings to the edges. Read More

    Wine review by Wine Unfiltered


  • Romito Brun di Montalcino 2004

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    Incredible quality and finesse! A must have in your cellar... Read More

    Wine review by garneteyes


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