Castiglion del Bosco is one of the oldest estates in Tuscany, located on the Via Francigena route to Rome, it has has a rich history. With 125 acres of vines, the property is perched on a hill looking down onto the surrounding valleys, and the vineyards have optimal exposure. It was one of the founding members of the Consorzio del Vino Brunello di Montalcino in the 1960's and it is believed that Ferrucio Biondi Santi resided there in the 1880's when he was isolating the Sangiovese clone that became Brunello. This estate prides itself on quality and respect for tradition. Winemaker Claudio Basla, from Altesino consults at Castiglion del Bosco and made this outstanding 2007. With several 90+ scores Wine Enthusiast Magazine rang in at 92 saying "Smoke and dark fruit, with a touch of drying mineral and softer background tones of chocolate and rum cake. There's a very polished, dry feel to this wine. The oak notes are still integrating, and the finish is tight and firm." Limited!