Valdicava, nestled in the scenic valley of Montosoli in northern Montalcino, Tuscany, stands out for its singular focus on Sangiovese, particularly in crafting Valdicava Brunello and Valdicava Rosso. This esteemed winery, known as Tenuta Valdicava, has been at the forefront of producing exceptional expressions of this iconic varietal. Annually, it produces a Rosso di Montalcino and a Brunello di Montalcino, with the zenith of its craft being the acclaimed single-vineyard Valdicava Brunello Di Montalcino Riserva Madonna Del Piano.
The Valdicava estate’s approximately 28 hectares (70 acres) of vineyards, divided across nine plots within the colder areas of the Brunello zone, are ideal for cultivating the highest quality grapes. This strategic location contributes to the distinctive character of the Valdicava Madonna, a name that has become synonymous with excellence in the wine community.
Under the guidance of winemaker and owner Vincenzo Abbruzzese, Valdicava has achieved critical acclaim, notably with its 2001 Madonna Del Piano Brunello securing a perfect 100-point rating from Wine Spectator. Additionally, the 2010 Valdicava Brunello Riserva Madonna Del Piano received a near-perfect score of 99 points from renowned American wine critic James Suckling, further cementing the winery’s reputation.
Valdicava’s commitment to quality is evident on its Valdicava Brunello website, where enthusiasts can explore the rich history and detailed craftsmanship behind each bottle. The Val di Cava Brunello, in particular, exemplifies the winery’s dedication to capturing the essence of Montalcino’s terroir.
In summary, Valdicava continues to elevate the art of Sangiovese winemaking with its exquisite line of wines, including the Valdicava Brunello, Valdicava Rosso, and the illustrious Valdicava Brunello Di Montalcino Riserva Madonna Del Piano. Through this commitment, Tenuta Valdicava solidifies its position as a leading producer in the Montalcino region, creating wines that are cherished by connoisseurs worldwide.
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