Pecci Celestino is an estate winery in Località Viti San Carlo in Montalcino in Tuscany, Italy. Its main wines are Rosso di Montalcino DOC and Brunello di Montalcino DOCG. Celestino Pecci founded the estate by acquiring two farmhouses and 40ha of land. Celestino’s daughter Tiziana Pecci has now succeeded him.
Owner: Tiziana Pecci (daughter of the founder, Celestino Pecci).
Background: The estate is named after Celestino Pecci who was born in a farmhouse near the Sant’Antimo Abbey in Castelnuovo dell’Abate in the far south east of the Montalcino region. He was the last of 6 sons. His parents Guido and Maddalena had hoped he would get an office job in a town and a steady salary, but he wanted to be a farmer. In 1968 and with his wife Idria Celestino acquired two farmhouses and 40ha of land.
Vineyards: One of the vineyards is named after Maddalena, the late mother (d. 2000) of Celestino.
Winemaking: Fermentation in stainless steel.
Rosso di Toscana DOC, Celestino: 100% Sangiovese. 100% aged in French barrels.
Rosso di Montalcino DOC, Pecci Celestino: 2017 100% Sangiovese. Aged in Slavonian oak barrels for 10 months. 6,400 bottles.
Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Pecci Celestino: 2015 18,840 bottles.
Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Poggio al Carro: 2015 5,666 bottles.
Other crops: Grappa di Brunello.
Azienda Agricola Pecci Celestino
Località Podere San Carlo
I-53024 Montalcino (SI = Siena), Italy