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

Owner |

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 | 2013 Bit eggy, citric, light, high yield and no selection, but potentially good terroir lurks beneath it seems (Benvenuto Brunello 2016).

Brunello di Montalcino | 2009 20,000 bottles. | 2010 11,000 bottles. Not yet bottled. Bit of funk and brett at (Benvenuto Brunello 2015). | 2011 Crisp, simple, blurred (Benvenuto Brunello 2016). | 2012 Bit scrappy and dry (Benvenuto Brunello 2017).

Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Riserva | 2008 5,000 bottles.

Castello di Velona Resort

This consists of an hotel and a thermal spa.

Contact

Castello di Velona

Loc Velona, 1

Castelnuovo dell’Abate

I-53024 Montalcino (SI = Siena), Italy

Tel+39 0577.835700 | www.castellodivelonavini.it