The color is ruby red with garnet, the nose is broad and determined with typical varietal aromas. In the mouth it is harmonious and persistent.
Wine Spectator 91 points - Rich, plummy and laced with earth, woodsy and tobacco notes, this red is balanced and structured. Long and fresh on the finish, presenting an aftertaste of fruit and leather. Best from 2017 through 2028. 10,000 cases made.
(Jun 15 2016)
Castiglion del Bosco’s most representative wine is an example of the Sangiovese grape’s perfect symbiosis with the territory of Montalcino. The richness of the “galestro” stone in the soil gives the wine its unique aroma, complexity and structure.
|excellent with stew roasted meats and cheese
|While winemaking at Castiglion del Bosco has been a craft for centuries, until fairly recently the vineyards were cultivated solely for personal consumption by each family living on the Estate. Today, Castiglion del Bosco wines are consistently recognized for their excellence.
As one of the founding members of the Consorzio del Vino Brunello di Montalcino, the organization that regulates and controls the quality of Brunello production, Castiglion del Bosco introduced the world to its exemplary vintages through the emergence of a commercial operation in the late 1950s. In 2004, acclaimed international Wine Master Nicolo D’Afflitto took command of winemaking at Castiglion del Bosco, along with locally trained enologist Cecilia Leoneschi. Under their careful direction, the Estate is yielding more modern Brunellos that are attracting critical acclaim.
The fundamental goal of winemaking at Castiglion del Bosco is to remain faithful to the land and the characteristics of the grapes.