Chianti Classico Wine Trail
Most of the wineries in the
Chianti Classico area are located deep into the valley and the area
is not suitable for extensive auto traffic. Several of these wineries
have convenient tasting rooms located near Greve in Chianti Village,
which is about 30 Km from Highway Firenze - Siena.
Chianti Classico is the red Italian wine most known in the world. It's the combination of the sangiovese vine with traditional cannaiolo, malvasia and trebbiano vines. His color is ruby red, almost garnet. The smell is intense, sweet violet. The flavoris sapid, slightly tannic. Gradation: 12 degrees at least. This wine is produced only in Tuscany, in the following typical areas: Chianti Classico, Montalbano, Rufina, Colli Fiorentini, Colli Senesi, Colli Aretini, Colline Pisane. The Chianti Classico area, between Florence and .iena, is the one where the production is the most antique.
Vittorio Del Bono Venezze
ITALY AND WINE founder
Choose among the following wine tours of Tuscany to enjoy Chianti:
Italy and Wine On this tour you will stop at two special small wineries to taste outstanding Chianti Classico wine and Supertuscan.
Tuscan Wine Tour
This is a small group tour up to 8 attedances
Fattoria di Corsignano (Vagliagli)It is 22 hectare property in the Black Rooster Chianti Classico area, just a breath away from Siena
Castello dei Rampolla (Panzano in Chianti)Situated on 42 hectares of calcareous soil these vineyards are ideal for Sangiovese, which here achieves particular potential for long-aging.
Castello della Paneretta (Barberino Val d'Elsa)It is situated in the Chianti Classico area on the western slopes of the dominating hills of the Elsa valley, looking to S. Gimignano.
Castello di Fonterutoli (Castellina in Chianti)Owned by the Mazzei family since 1435, it still retains its original form, that of a tranquil country village
Cennatoio(Panzano in Chianti)This winery commands a stupendous view of the Chianti countryside with its hills blanketed by vineyards and olive orchards.
Il Solatione (San Casciano Val di Pesa)This Estate has been owned for generations by the Giachi family and its South facing vineyards are located 400 metres up in the hills.
La Sala (San Casciano Val di Pesa)La Sala welcomes all those interested in wine production, particularly those interested in wine-tasting in the relaxing scenery of Tuscany.
Villa Cafaggio(Panzano in Chianti)This winery is perfectly placed to produce wines with great structure and complexity at 400 meters above sea level.
Others wineries in Chianti Classico
Borgo Casa al Vento (Gaiole in Chianti)This winery is the fruit of an endless love, of the extraordinary passion that Ria and Pino Gioffreda lavished to realize this masterwork of art.
Casa Sola (Barberino val d'Elsa)This winery with its 25 hectars of vineyards has a time honoured tradition in the production of quality wines.
Tenuta Villa Trasqua (Castellina in Chiantii)The winery has been around since many years but was purchased and re-structured a couple of years back by a Dutch industrial
Chianti Classico Map
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