Territory of Chianti and Montalcino
Chianti is a land of ancient origins which for centuries produces Chianti Classico wine. It is situated in Tuscany between Florence and Siena. Already in ‘600 exports to England were no longer an occasional fact. From the ‘800 Chianti Classico wine has increasingly asserted on tables all over the world. The production area includes the municipalities of Castellina in Chianti, Gaiole in Chianti, Greve in Chianti, Radda in Chianti and parts of those of Barberino Val d’Elsa, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Poggibonsi, San Casciano in Val di Pesa and Greve in Chianti.

The Chianti    The Chianti
Montalcino is located in Tuscany about forty kilometers from Siena, in a hilly area with an agricultural landscape of great history and great beauty. Since 2004 he is registered in the Unesco World Heritage. The vocation of the territory to produce high quality wines has been known for over two thousand years. The production area has a typical Mediterranean climate. The quality of Brunello di Montalcino is born in the vineyard, thanks to a meticulous handwork that selects the best fruit.

Montalcino Castle    the Chianti hills

Chianti Classico
In the first years of life, the Chianti Classico is fragrant, fruity, round and has a bright ruby ​​color. Of entire production of Chianti Classico, about 20% is allocated to the Reserve today, a wine with deep red garnet, the scent of spices and berries, important structure, elegant and velvety. Chianti Classico is a wine that needs to be preserved with great care. The ideal environment is not humid and a cellar with a constant temperature. It important to keep the bottle lying down. From the longevity of a wine depends on the duration of storage in the basement: the higher its structure as in the case of the Reserve and the longer will be the waiting period before you taste it in its best form.

In 1875 a report by the Committee Ampelographic of the Siena declares that a Brunello wine vintage 1843 presents analytical characteristics unchanged over time that was perfectly preserved. In the years of the Unification of Italy between 1865 and 1869 the attempts to make wine grape of Brunello in pureness and mature the wine in barrels intensify and arrive at good results. In subsequent years, the Brunello get other important international awards beating the Reds even the French in Paris and Bordeaux. For many years the Brunello was a rarity destined to a few connoisseurs.

Hosteria da Divo Siena   Antica Macelleria Cecchini  Osteria l'Amorosa

The phenomenon of Supertuscan born in the late 60s of last century and had to overcome bureaucratic Regulations and production rules too rigid to be Able to obtain high quality wines.

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Brunello di Montalcino Carvajale   Supertuscan Prius    Chianti Riserva Donna Clara   Chianti Classico Belisario

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