Sesti image

PRODUCER

SESTI

What started as neighbourly help assisting in the nearby vineyards and wineries soon led Giuseppe Sesti to discover his own passion and talent for winemaking, planting his own vines at Castello di Argiano in 1991.

The progress he has made in such a short time is staggering, and the Sesti wines are now widely acknowledged to be quite simply some of the finest that Montalcino has to offer. Having studied astronomy, it is not surprising that many of his winemaking processes follow the lunar cycle. Giuseppe Sesti has succeeded in establishing an extremely impressive international reputation in the world of...

SWITCH TO

PRICE TYPE

DISPLAYING 1 - 10 of 10

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR YOU

TASTING NOTES

Black cherries and flowers with a tea-like twist, and bright vanilla notes from the oak. Soft tannic structure and a streamlined form, this is a delicious wine for drinking right now. Armit Wines

more
BUY

2017 Monteleccio, Sesti

Bottle 75cl £20.68

TASTING NOTES

more
BUY

2017 Rosso di Montalcino, Sesti

Bottle 75cl £28.98

TASTING NOTES

more
BUY
TASTING NOTES

more
BUY

2016 Monteleccio, Sesti

Bottle 75cl £20.64

TASTING NOTES

more
BUY
TASTING NOTES

more
BUY

2016 Rosso di Montalcino, Sesti

Bottle 75cl £28.96

TASTING NOTES

more
BUY

2014 Rosso di Montalcino, Sesti

Bottle 75cl £25.14

2015 Monteleccio

Sesti

In Stock

Bottle 75cl £19.08

TASTING NOTES

more
BUY

2015 Monteleccio, Sesti

Bottle 75cl £19.08

2016 Monteleccio

Sesti

In Stock

Bottle 75cl £20.64

Case of 12 £247.66

TASTING NOTES

more
BUY

2016 Monteleccio, Sesti

Bottle 75cl £20.64

2017 Monteleccio

Sesti

In Stock

Bottle 75cl £20.68

Case of 12 £248.14

TASTING NOTES

Black cherries and flowers with a tea-like twist, and bright vanilla notes from the oak. Soft tannic structure and a streamlined form, this is a delicious wine for drinking right now. Armit Wines

more
BUY

2017 Monteleccio, Sesti

Bottle 75cl £20.68

2014 Rosso di Montalcino

Sesti

In Stock

Bottle 75cl £25.14

TASTING NOTES

more
BUY

2014 Rosso di Montalcino, Sesti

Bottle 75cl £25.14

2016 Rosso di Montalcino

Sesti

In Stock

Bottle 75cl £28.96

Case of 12 £347.44

TASTING NOTES

more
BUY

2016 Rosso di Montalcino, Sesti

Bottle 75cl £28.96

2017 Rosso di Montalcino

Sesti

In Stock

Bottle 75cl £28.98

Case of 12 £347.74

TASTING NOTES

more
BUY

2017 Rosso di Montalcino, Sesti

Bottle 75cl £28.98

This product is only available from customer listings

Case of 6 x 75cl £376.08

Customer Listing
TASTING NOTES

One of our consistently favourite Brunello and unsurprisingly they've achieved great things in 2010. A smoky, intense nose leads on to an elegant yet textured palate. This is light on its feet considering the warmth some Brunello 2010s exhibit, a testament to the special terroir and altitude of Castello di Argiano. Chewy red fruit and a leathery savouriness underpin this...

more
BUY

Bottle 75cl £71.88

Case of 6 £431.28

TASTING NOTES

more
BUY

Bottle 75cl £73.66

Case of 6 £441.90

TASTING NOTES

more
BUY

Bottle 75cl £96.68

Case of 6 £580.08

TASTING NOTES

more
BUY
SWITCH TO

PRICE TYPE

DISPLAYING 1 - 10 of 10

Sesti Castello di Argiano

Giuseppe Sesti is no ordinary winegrower. His background is astronomy and music rather than wine, but that didn’t stop him taking on the role of winemaker in chief at the 13th century Castello di Argiano, which he acquired in the 1970s.

The moderate microclimate in this southern part of Tuscany helps to create juicy Montalcino wines with rich, dense complexity, while the altitude (350m) helps to maintain its archetypal sour cherry acidity. Quartz mixed with sand and light clay gives the wines an energizing mineral purity. The Sesti wine style is very perfumed with soft, sweet fruit and velvety, seductive tannins.

Sesti Wines

It is not surprising - given Giuseppe’s knowledge of astronomy and astrology - that his winemaking processes follow the lunar cycle. Production is strictly traditional with long maceration and lengthy ageing in botti; up to 60 months for the Sesti Brunello Riserva, around 40 months for the Sesti Brunello and 18 for the Sesti Rosso, followed in all instances by 12 months in bottle.

Top of the range is Sesti Phenomena, whose labels refer to the spectacular astronomical happenings during the year of production. The mainstay of the estate is the Sesti Brunello – a wine that looks and tastes beautifully mature from the moment of release, displaying considerable, expansive depth and perfume. The Rosso is in the same vein, less concentrated but soft and highly drinkable, while Monteleccio is made from the winemaker’s selection of 100% Sangiovese grapes, aged in medium size oak barrels for 12 months. This is a youthful, elegant expression of the estate – juicy, immediately accessible and delicious.

Expertly assisted by his daughter, Elisa, Sesti’s wines are now widely acknowledged to be some of the finest that Montalcino has to offer.

Explore our wide selection of Sesti wines online today. 

* By signing up, I confirm that I am eighteen (18) years of age or older

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7908 0600 web@armitwines.co.uk Opening Times: 9:00am - 5:00pm Make a Payment

drinkaware.co.uk