castello tricerchi

Type: Company with winery
Address: Str. provinciale 45 del Brunello – km 1700 – loc. Altesi – 53024 – Montalcino (SI)
Phone: +39 380 2535715
Website: www.castellotricerchi.com
Email:: [email protected]
Facilities: winery
Services: wine tour / wine tasting
Products: wine
Languages: Italian / English
Nearby attraction: Historic center of Montalcino, Castle and Cathedral of Montalcino, Abbazia San’Antimo, San Giovanni D’Asso

Castello Tricerchi is an estate with wine production located nearby in Montalcino. At the center of the estate is the castle dating back to the 13th century and restored to 1441 by the noble Tricerchi family. Today the castle is part of the Italian historical and artistic heritage. The estate covers 400 hectares, 13 of which are planted with vines. The company produces wine within the area referred to as Brunello di Montalcino.

WINES

castello-tricerchi

BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO DOCG
Type: Red wine
Denomination: Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
Grape variety: 100% Sangiovese
Vinification: in steel tanks for 14 days.
Aging: oak barrel for 42 months, continues in the bottle for at least 6 months.
Organoleptic Characteristics: Intense ruby color, fruity aroma, soft taste.
Alcohol: 14%
Matching: meat, mature cheeses or meditation.
Service: temperature at 20 degrees.

 

castello tricerchi

ROSSO DI MONTALCINO DOC
Type: Red wine
Denomination: Rosso di Montalcino DOC
Grape variety: 100% Sangiovese
Vinification: in steel tanks for 10 days.
Aging: barriques and oak barrels for 18 months, continue in the bottle for at least 4 months.
Organoleptic Characteristics: Ruby color, spicy and fruity aroma, intense taste.
Alcohol: 13.5%
Matching: meat, mature cheeses or just to savor.
Service: temperature at 20 degrees.

 

castello tricerchi

IULI’O IGP TOSCANA
Type: Red wine
Denomination: Toscana IGP
Grape variety: Sangiovese 90%, Merlot 10%
Vinification: in steel tanks for 10 days.
Aging: barrique for 6 months, continues in the bottle for at least 1 month.
Organoleptic Characteristics: Clear ruby color, fruity aroma, balanced taste.
Alcohol: 13%
Matching: with appetizers, pasta, light seconds
Service: temperature between 18 and 20 degrees.

 

WINERY

castello tricerchiThe winery is located in the “secret” of the castle. Thanks to the inner tubes placed in the interior, the temperature is stable throughout the year. The dark and temperate areas help to complete the wine refining process. The winery has remained as it was 600 years ago, traditionally, with the addition of modern technological machinery.

TASTINGS AND GUIDED TOURS

castello tricerchiThe estate offers wine tastings and guided tours of the castle and winery.

1) TOUR AND TASTING BRUNELLO
Wines + snacks
Price: € 18.00 per person
The tour consists of a visit of the castle and family history, passage through the vineyards and medieval winery, tasting of 3 wines (Brunello, Rosso, IGT) and snacks.

2) TOUR AND TASTING RIVERSA
Wines + snacks
Price: € 30.00 per person
The tour consists of a visit of the castle and family history, passage through the vineyards and medieval winery, tasting of 4 wines (Brunello Riserva, Brunello, Rosso, I.G.T) and snacks.

3) TOUR LIGHT LUNCH AND TASTING 
Wines + light lunch
Price: € 35.00 per person
The tour consists of a visit of the castle and family history, passage through the vineyards and medieval winery, tasting of 4 wines, (Brunello, Rosso, 2 IGT) and a light lunch with Tuscan cutting board:
– salami, Tuscan ham, differently seasoned pecorino and bruschetta.

INFORMATION AND BOOKINGS

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Address

Our Address:

Str. provinciale 45 del Brunello - km 1700 - loc. Altesi - 53024 - Montalcino (SI)

GPS:

43.1021932, 11.4899236

Telephone:
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