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Sesti, Castello di Argiano

Winemaker Giugi Sesti
Location 📍 Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
Size 102 hectares, of which 9 hectares are vineyards
Established in 1989
Grapes Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc
Specificity Influence of the Moon cycles to reduce the use of chemicals on the land.

 

The Sesti story begins in 1972, when Giugi (a Venetian) and wife Sarah (from Shropshire) bought the 14th century Castello di Argiano. Sounds idyllic, correct? Apart from the fact that the whole property was completely dilapidated. They duly embarked on a massive project of reconstruction, which is still on-going. Vines were planted in 1989, taking up 9 hectares of the 102 that comprise the estate. Since Giugi is first and foremost an astronomer, hardly surprising that the cycle of the moon plays an integral part in all the viticulture and vinification.

 

Sauvignon, Sesti, 2020
If you think Sauvignon Blanc is often boring and tasteless, it is because you have not yet tasted this one!
£14.95
Country
Italy
Region
Tuscany
Style
Fruity & Balanced
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Grangiovese, Sesti, 2019
Ideal introduction to the great red wine of Montalcino, affordable, and ready to be drunk immediately.
£15.95
Country
Italy
Region
Tuscany
Style
Classic & Savory
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Rosso di Montalcino, Sesti, 2019
Outstanding value for a concentrated and vibrant, high-quality wine.
£25.00
Country
Italy
Region
Tuscany
Style
Classic & Savory
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Brunello di Montalcino, Sesti, 2014
This Sesti Brunello demonstrates how the Sangiovese grape can be as elegant as any of its peers.
£42.00
Country
Italy
Region
Tuscany
Style
Classic & Savory
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