Castello di Monastero is an estate winery in Castelnuovo Berardenga making Chianti DOCG red wines. The winery is a former monastery that dates to the 11th century. The company also has Chianti Classico DOCG vineyards in Radda in Chianti  (see below).

Owner: Lionello Marchesi. See also Coldisole in Montalcino and Poggio alle Sughere in the Tuscan Maremma.

Vineyards–Castelnuovo Berardenga: 34 hectares of vineyards producing Chianti DOCG Superiore. Mostly Sangiovese and partly with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. In Castelnuovo Berardenga the territory is characterized by hilly soils of medium texture, deep and rich in pebbles and stones, with a mild climate and with a good daily temperature range.

Vineyards–Radda in Chianti: The vineyard here is called Poggio Petroio. The Radda terrain is much stonier than in Castelnuovo Berardenga, and the hills have more significant slopes than the gentler ones in Castelnuovo Berardenga area. The climate is also slightly colder and with a greater daily temperature range.

Red wines

Sangiovese IGT Toscana

Chianti Classico DOCG: 85% Sangiovese, 15% Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Aged 12 months in small oak barrels.


Castello di Monastero

Località Sestano

I-53017 Castelnuovo Berardenga (SI), Italy