Discover the beauty of Montalcino and the Barbi estate , amazing landscapes and even better wines. In this episode, Filippo takes us to Fattoria dei Barbi
The patriarch of Brunello di Montalcino wineries, the Fattoria dei Barbi wine estate lies on a sprawling territory in the Montalcino wine region, between Scansano and Montalcino. The oldest wine estate in the Montalcino region, the Fattoria dei Barbi enjoys a family history dating back to the 1200s, with the first foray into the wine world recorded as taking place in the early 1350’s.
The Fattoria dei Barbi estate is a genuine trendsetter in the world of wine adventures, with one of the oldest estates to visit in the Montalcino region, and some of the oldest bottles of Montalcino available to view. A winery visit to include in your foray into Tuscany’s wine history, to be sure. Today, the Fattoria dei Barbi winery is under the careful, attentive guidance of Stefano Cinelli Colombini, who has brought new direction and focus to the winery.
Incorporating new technology into classic Brunello di Montalicno wine production results in a fascinating Brunello wine with many facets to explore. Together with wine educator Filippo Bartolotta, we’ll explore the Fattoria dei Barbi Brunello di Montalcino 2015 vintage to see how tradition and technology meld, and how the roots of the Colombini family has translated into centuries of local Montalcino wine production.
Let’s check out the Fattoria dei Barbi’s 2015 Brunello di Montalcino together with Filippo, and get ready to taste Tuscany! Be sure to also check out Filippo's other weekend wine tasting at the Palazzo wine estate.
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