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Address: Loc. Le Due Porte, 245, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
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Drop Dead Great Wines

This winery, very close to the city of Montalcino, makes some of the best Brunellos around. Their 2010 was incredible. Laura, the GM, loves to give you the true skinny about the... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2016
Martysfo
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San Rafael, California
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San Rafael, California
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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

This winery, very close to the city of Montalcino, makes some of the best Brunellos around. Their 2010 was incredible. Laura, the GM, loves to give you the true skinny about the locals.

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Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I managed to book a tasting in Il Palazzone in a short notice. We had no idea how lucky we were! Esther and Laura met us at this beautiful winery with a gorgeous view of Tuscany. Really gorgeous, in a good day you can see all the way to Siena! They were super friendly, greeted us warmly... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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38 reviews
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Reviewed 20 May 2016

Il Palazzone is just on the outskirts of Montalcino. I had a reservation and Laura, the wineries manager greeted us (5) warmly and gave the most informative tour starting at the edge of one of the wineries vineyards. We tasted three wines: Rosso Del Palazzone (a blend of vintages) and Brunello a 2009 and a 2010. All were very excellent,... More 

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Lodi
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Reviewed 13 February 2016

My wife and I enjoyed a special tour of Il Palazzone winery and tasting room in October. The tour guide was very cordial and made every effort to ensure we had a great time. We really enjoyed the wine tasting of the Brunello de Montalcino.

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Keller, Texas, United States
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 1 October 2015

We drove to the winery without a reservation but the vineyard manager, Laura, greeted us and we were able to have the tour and wine tasting. NOTE: Laura advised that Italian wineries don't often staff their tasting rooms full time, and rarely have English speaking guides unless you make a reservation! We were able to taste two years production of... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

We ordered an evening tour of the vineyard inclusive of a sunset tasting of two vintages on their wonderful terrace for EUR 20. This was a very nice experience

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Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

We were in for only a few days and wrote an email to Laura in hopes of being able to do a winery tour on such short notice.. Her response was very quick and she gladly welcomed us. Our tour guide was Ester and we were delighted with our tour. I learned more about wines in this tour than in... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 9 June 2015

My husband and I met with Laura while traveling through Italy on our honeymoon in May. Laura gave us a great tour and history of the land. We tasted a few Brunellos which were excellent. I'm sure we will be contacting Laura in the future to ship more Brunello back to the US. I would highly recommend going here for... More 

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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Thank you, thank you, thank you Esther! While the drive to get to Il Palazzone might be bumpy, a little steep and give you the feeling you took a wrong turn, continue on because it is a nice getaway from the larger wineries in town. Esther really took the time to give us the fantastic history of the region, share... More 

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Reviewed 4 April 2015

Esther gave a well-informed introduction to Brunello wines and the history of the Montalcino wine region. We arranged the wine tasting ahead of our visit (recommended; specifically if you visit on a weekend) and its recommended that you give yourself plenty of time to arrive a bit early as many of the wineyards are a bit hidden and not always... More 

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