Padelletti is one of the oldest wineries in Montalcino in Tuscany, Italy. The family have been wine makers since the beginning of 1571. The estate produces Rosso di Montalcino DOC and Brunello di Montalcino DOCG red wines. 

Owner: Claudia Susanna Padelletti (+39 347.0677827). Background in banking. Her son is Silvano.

Staff: Sara Rossi (hosted the tasting for me on 16 Feb 2021 at 15:00). Consultant: Antonio Mori in 2021.

Vineyards: 6ha in total (2021). On the north side of Montalcino. In the Canalicchio area, by the road to Buonconvento, near La Fortuna in Località Rigacini. 2.5ha of Brunello. Vines in a single block.

Winery: The wine cellar dates from 1571. It is located beneath the family home in Montalcino city centre, the only winery that you can visit in Montalcino city centre. Hand picked. Selection. Fermentation in cement vats.

Red wines

Rosso di Montalcino DOC, Padelletti: 2011 10,000 bottles. Bit odd?, confected, simple, fluffy (Anteprima 2014). | 2012 Quite citric but also has nice raspberry ripple (Anteprima 2015). | 2013 Primary and green (Anteprima 2016). | 2017 3,700 bottles. 14.5% alc. Lovely juicy fruit (16 Feb 2021 in the Padelletti wine shop). | 2018 13.5% alc. 5,000 bottles.

Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Padelletti: Around 9,000 bottles. | 2000 Dry tannin (Anteprima 2005). | 2004 Produced. | 2006 Produced. | 2008 Produced. | 2009 10,000 bottles. Stalky (Anteprima 2014). | 2010 Botti. Quite tight, quite tannic, lacks refinement (Anteprima 2015). | 2011 Somewhat extracted (Anteprima 2016). | 2012 14% alc. Nice crunchy fruit, needs to settle a little still but good (16 Feb 2021 in the Padelletti wine shop). | 2015 9,000 bottles. 14%. Aged in 30hl and 75hl botte. Nice freshness, limpid (16 Feb 2021 in the Padelletti wine shop). | 2016 14% Richer tannin than the 2015, still youthful and a bit angular (16 Feb 2021 in the Padelletti wine shop).

Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Riserva, Padelletti: Around 5,000 bottles. | 1997 Produced. | 2004 Produced. | 2010 Too extracted, again a bit green (Anteprima 2016). | 2015 36 months in oak. Plenty of tannic weight yet with plenty of fruit too (16 Feb 2021 in the Padelletti wine shop).

Contact

Padelletti

Via Padelletti, 9 or Viale Mazzini, 36

I-53024 Montalcino (SI), Italy

www.padelletti.it