Podere Brizio is an estate winery in Montalcino in Tuscany, Italy. Its main wines are Rosso di Montalcino DOC and Brunello di Montalcino DOCG. The estate was created by Roberto Bellini, the second estate he had created in Montalcino, his first being Chiesa di Santa Restituta which he sold to Angelo Gaia.

Owner: Part of the Alejandro Bulgheroni Family Vineyards group since December 2012.

Terroir: Surrounded by olive groves and vineyards, the hill where the winery stands faces southwest, toward the Tyrrhenian sea, which can be glimpsed on clear days from the estate’s windows. The rich red soil, typical of this Montalcino slope, provides perfect conditions for viticulture.

Vineyards–Bellini era: Under Roberto Bellini there were just over 12ha of Merlot and Cabernet in Sesta, with the other part of the estate, Podere Brizio near Tavernelle, comprising 9ha of vines of which 7ha of Sangiovese for Brunello di Montalcino (Gambero Rosso: 2003, p.516).

Vineyards–Bulgheroni era2018 11,87ha of which 7ha of Brunello di Montalcino DOCG.

Organics: 2012 Under new owner Alejandro Bulgheroni, organic practices were adopted.

Red wines

Rosso di Montalcino DOCPodere Brizio: 2018 10,000 bottles.

Brunello di Montalcino DOCGPodere Brizio2000 Made by Roberto Bellini.| 2015 20,000 bottles.

Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Podere Brizio: 1998 Made by Roberto Bellini.

Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Riserva, Podere Brizio

Pupà Pepu: 2000 From just over 12ha in the Sesta area of Castelnuovo dell’Abate, planted with two-thirds Merlot, one third Cabernet Sauvignon (Gambero Rosso: 2003).

Accommodation

The farmhouse apartments reopen for the season in mid-February for Benvenuto Brunello.