2019-11-05 TUESDAY TASTINGS Castello Romitorio

FREE Wine Tasting
From Castello Romitorio in Montalcino Tuscany

Tuesday, NOVEMBER 05, 2019

Make your sure to call    [smarticon name=”fa fa-phone”] 410-853-7484  for reservations if you plan to stay for dinner


Castello Romitorio winery takes its name from the massive twelfth-century fortress that sits atop a hill surrounded by thick oak forest in Northwestern Montalcino. Since 1984, the Castello Romitorio winery has been committed to the study, exploration and promotion of Brunello di Montalcino wine.

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Chianti Colli Senesi
100% Sangiovese grapes 
The rolling Colli Senesi (hills of Siena) are noted for their rivers and thick oak forests, and are a patchwork of small medieval towns, fields, vineyards and olive groves. 
Red currants and raspberries spicy tannins.  Great food wine 

IL Toro
Blend of Syrah and Petite Verdot grapes
CASTELLO ROMITORIO TOSCANA IL TORO 2016 The pure lavender and violet aromas are very attractive here, as are the spice and herb undertones. Medium body, fine and medium-chewy tannins and an undergrowth-laden finish. Drink now or hold.
James Suckling  92 pts
Wine Advocate  95 pts
Wine Spectator    93 pts 

Rosso di Montalcino
100% Sangiovese grapes from Montalcino 
 Rosso di Montalcino was recognized as a designation of origin in 1983, giving the opportunity to produce two designations of origin from the same vineyards for the first time in Italy; Brunello, destined for lengthy ageing, and the fresher, more vivacious Rosso di Montalcino. It can be made only from Sangiovese grapes, and can be marketed only from the beginning of September in the year following that of harvest.

From the Firriato Winery located in Sicily
Firriato winery was established in 1984 by Salvatore Gaetano. Firriato has 6 estates in 3 different types of  Sicilian Terroir.  Etna (Mountain), Sea (Favignana Island), Hill (Trapani country side) 

Etna Bianco “Le Sabbie dell’Etna”  
Blend of Carricante and Catarratto.
This wine is vivid example of the white wines produced on Etna thanks to the sensations it gives to the mouth and nose, with the breadth and depth of the sea. Full-bodied and of lingering appeal, it is alive with a captivating and modern freshness. The magnificent fruit of wine-production on Mount Etna. 

100% Perricone grapes 
Intense dark fruit and color.  Aromas of herbs and plum and jam flavors with a finish of black pepper and juniper. 

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