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Nice selection

This was a no pressure wine shop. Many tasting opportunities. With 12 bottles or more shipping to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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We came here on a recommendation from a friend and it did not disappoint. A visit to La Fortezza... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
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Piazzale Fortezza - Montalcino, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
+39 0577 846147
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Disclaimer -- We are a family of wine lovers. We have all taken wine/sommelier classes at some point. WINE-TASTING This place is the best place in town for wine tasting (we tried several places and local friends confirmed our impression). We were welcomed by Luciano...More

3  Thank MVOB
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 27 November 2011

A number of sources cited La Fortezza as a good place to sample and buy wine. Set in a old fortress, it definitely has its charms. It was our first wine tasting on our trip to Chianti and we ended up buying a few bottles....More

5  Thank Emily-vdb
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a no pressure wine shop. Many tasting opportunities. With 12 bottles or more shipping to USA was free.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on a recommendation from a friend and it did not disappoint. A visit to La Fortezza takes you around the entire Montalcino region. Our host Akemi took pains to explain how different vintages, terrains and winemaking styles influenced the character of the...More

Thank geozerf
Reviewed 13 October 2018

This enoteca has it all!!! We wanted to taste good Brunellos, and they brought us a choice of 5, from small producers to larger producers. We took our time, sampled the wines and compared, accompanied by some pecorino cheese and some bread crisps, and it...More

Thank Jerry M
Reviewed 5 October 2018

You can travel to many wineries but you are in Montalcino there are over300 vineyards so instead of driving to a few which is great but when you want to do some serious tastings of many great brunellos go to the fort. The staff know...More

Thank booksVa
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

My partner and I visited Enoteca la Fortezza di Montalcino on our recent visit to Montalcino. It proved a highlight of our Tuscan adventure. €20 for 5 tasting glasses, plus the somelier bright us an extra 2 that he thought we would really appreciate. The...More

Thank Keri M
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Brought some friends for our second visit here. They were impressed too! We were treated to some great tasting Brunello wines with a delicious plate of cheese and truffle honey. Personal attention and lots of information to go with it. If you buy a case...More

1  Thank lieibr
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Planned on spending the day going from Enoteca to Enoteca in different towns. Saw the fort decided to explore prior to our first wine stop. Low and behold an Enoteca inside the fort. Greeted warmly by Sergio and company. One member of the party decided...More

Thank JeffC3715
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This was one of the best experiences of our holiday. It was the second time I visited this place and comparing to the first time this was really a surprise. She staff was more than friendly and the passionate expert employee has told us a...More

Thank damyrutjes
Reviewed 20 August 2018

With limited time we were advised to visit this castle of Montalcino which featured Brunello wine tasting. They offered tastings for different budget requirements. I chose the Best of Montalcino which was to feature 5 wines. By the time we finished they added 3 more....More

Thank PSorrentoe
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Best place to start your brunello journey. Food is great. Jo is extremely helpful. Not to be missed.

Thank evrp
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