Castello di Velona is an estate winery in Località La Velona in Castelnuovo dell’Abate in the far south-east of the Montalcino region, Tuscany, Italy. Its main wines are Rosso di Montalcino DOC and Brunello di Montalcino DOCG


Staff: Vines & Cellar: Adriano Benassi. | Exports: Sabrina Camillini.

Vineyards: 4.5 hectares in a single block in Castelnuovo dell’Abate at Loc. La Velona. Seems like a very good terroir, overlooking the Orcia river.

Red wines

Rosso di Montalcino DOC Castello di Velona2013 Bit eggy, citric, light, high yield and no selection, but potentially good terroir lurks beneath it seems (Anteprima 2016).

Brunello di Montalcino Castello di Velona2009 20,000 bottles. | 2010 11,000 bottles. Not yet bottled. Bit of funk and brett at (Anteprima 2015). | 2011 Crisp, simple, blurred (Anteprima 2016). | 2012 Bit scrappy and dry (Anteprima 2017).

Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Riserva Castello di Velona: 2008 5,000 bottles.

Castello di Velona Resort

This consists of an hotel and a thermal spa.


Castello di Velona

Loc Velona, 1

Castelnuovo dell’Abate

I-53024 Montalcino (SI = Siena), Italy

Tel+39 0577.835700 |