San Filippo Montalcino
The Legendary Brunello
The Wine Estate San Filippo lies in the heart of the most beautiful part of the Tuscan countryside, just two kilometres from Montalcino.⠀
This landscape, with its magnificent vineyards where the Brunello is made, and the yellow cornfields of the Val d’Orcia, has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO. ⠀
San Filippo was one of the original 20 growers that started bottling Brunello in the late 1970s. The arid property located in Northern Montalcino lies facing the famous Biondi Santi’s Il Greppo vineyard. The house style is structured elegance with complex minerality and well-polished age worthy fruit.⠀
Recently, owner Roberto Giannelli restored and renovated the winemaking facility, cellar, and tasting rooms. In less than 20 years, Roberto Giannelli has gone from novice vintner to Top 10 star, with his Le Lucére vineyard.⠀
In total the estate produces a mere 3000 cases of Brunello di Montalcino and 1500 cases of Rosso di Montalcino each year. The estate produces three tiers of Brunello including the single vineyard Le Lucére and a Riserva produced only in exceptional vintages.