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CHIANTI, NOBILE DI MONTEPULCIANO, BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO: GREAT TUSCAN RED WINES

    


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Great Tuscan red wines: Chianti, Nobile di Montepulciano, Brunello di Montalcino.
Price per pax €195 in F/BB for 2days/1nights
Price includes:
Hotel 3***  Asciano in H/BB.
Standing wine tasting in a cellar in Montepulciano and standing cheese tasting in Pienza.
Guided tour of Meleto Castles.

Guided tour of Pienza and Montepulciano.
Wine tasting in farmhouses in Meleto and Montalcino and visits of cellars

Lunch
in a restaurant in Pienza (first, second, dessert, ¼ of house wine and water included) with a la carte menù (no fiorentina or tagliata).

Single room €30
Transfers are free and not included.




Schedule

1st Day

A two-day trip through the vineyards, wineries and history of the 3 big red wines from Tuscany: Chianti, Nobile di Montepulciano, Brunello di Montalcino.
The route begins in the heart of Chianti, near Gaiole, Meleto Castle. In Meleto you will visit one of the residences of the Ricasoli barons, built on a medieval castle and its cellars. At the end of the visit a tasting 3 types of Chianti produced by Meleto will be offered and guests will be honored with a bottle of Chianti Classico DOCG.

After a stop in Castellina in Chianti where you should stop for lunch, the tour continues through the heart of the production area of Chianti Classico Gallo Nero, towards Monteriggioni. Monteriggioni is an old fortress built by people from Siena to guard the boundary with Florentine state. A place where is still possible to find a medieval atmosphere.
In the late afternoon, transfer to Asciano (50km), hotel accommodation, dinner in a restaurant near the hotel and overnight .



2nd Day

Breakfast in hotel. Meeting point with  your guide in  Piazza Grande, Montepulciano, where it will begin a journey to discover the city of Vino Nobile, through its Renaissance buildings and its historic cellars. Standing wine-tasting of the wine that the noble poet Francesco Redi defined: 'the  king of all wines ". Later in the morning, after a visit to the Church of San Biagio, we will continue with the visit of Pienza, the ideal Renaissance town,  birthplace of Pope Pius II and home of the famous pecorino.  Cheese-tasting.  After the visit lunch in a restaurant in Pienza.

In the fternoon transfer to Montalcino (24km), the town of the Brunello wine where we will visit the cellars of a company and where we make a tasting of at least 3 wines including a Brunello. Dinner and overnight in hotel.

 

 



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