Castello di Montauto | Estate winery in the San Gimignano region of Tuscany, Italy.
Owner | Cecchi, a Tuscany-based merchant wine-growing family. It acquired Castello di Montauto in 1989.
Vineyards | 82 hectares of land of which 33 hectares are vines. The vines in San Gimiganano are located in Località Montauto. 275 metres. Pliocenic sand. Experiments here with the University of Florence re clones of Vernaccia.
Organic certification | 2020 First vintage with full organic certification (pending).
Chardonnay, Sagrato | A Chardonnay cru for the international market from 1.8 hectares.
Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG, Castello Montauto (sic) | The wines are labelled as Castello Montalto, without the ‘di’ for some reason. | 2018 100% steel. Easy, light quaffer (2019 Anteprima).
Castello di Montauto
Loc. Montauto, I-53037 San Gimignano (SI = Siena), Italy.