Owner: Tenute Piccini.
Staff: Santo Gosso (Winemaker).
Estate vineyards: None. In 2017 Piccini told me they were renting 12ha of vines in Montalcino: in Torrenieri and in the Argiano area (which is near Tavernelle). Also 0.5ha of olives. The 2017 Decanter World Wine Awards issue said there were two vineyards, in Montosoli to the north and Lavacchio in the South west, both said to be in organic conversion.
Organic certification: 2017 No.
Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Villa Al Cortile: 2008 £15-29.99. Elegant, ripe, firm, lacks a bit of flair. Silver DWWA 2nd May 2013. | 2010 50,000 bottles. Bottled in Torrenieri. Dirty (Anteprima 2015). | 2015 20,000 bottles.
Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Riserva, Villa Al Cortile: 2009 15,000 bottles. Bit smelly, dry tannin, a bit baked (Anteprima 2015).
Villa al Cortile
I-53024 Montalcino (SI), Italy
Tel:+39 0577 54011 | Website www.piccini1882.it/en