Montalcino, Toscana - Italian Villa Vacations
Montalcino, Toscana - Tuscany
Montalcino is a walled hilltop town in Tuscany lying in a very good position at 564 meters above sea level. It enjoys splendid views of the surrounding valleys.
The landscape is characterized by rolling hills, marked by winding roads lined with dark cypresses and fortified towns, but among the most important features, are the numerous acres of vineyards from which some of Tuscany's most esteemed red wines are produced, Brunello di Montalcino and Rosso di Montalcino.
Brunello di Montalcino is a great red wine of Tuscany. Brunello is a local term referring to the grape variety sangiovese. These wines are of superior quality and limited production. They come onto the market five years after the harvest.
Italain Villa Vacations offers a fantastic rental in the heart of Montalcino (Casa Viola) which offers the best of country side views and landscape, and enjoys the convenience of having cafes and restaurants in walking distance.