Laticastelli was originally a castle built at the beginning of the twelfth century.
With Armaiolo was part of a series of strong devices which are dedicated to protecting Siena from the south. The position was originally chosen as a camp for the Romans who were travelling from Siena to the baths. In ancient mapp, the main street for Siena ran along the river Ombrone.
During the centuries Siena fought and won several battles against Florence and Siena when he was finally defeated, as a sign of the Florentine revenge destroyed all the fortifications protecting the city, among which Laticastelli.
Centuries more 'latest was build again as a farm, part of an extended propery including about a thousand hectares, with its vineyards, cultivated fields, olive groves, mills, etc.