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Castellani Spa

The estate is located in the municipality of Pontedera (province of Pisa) in the Italian region Tuscany, It was founded in 1903 and has been owned by the Castellani family ever since. Today the company is managed by Giorgio, Roberto and Piergiorgio Castellani. As oenologist Sabino Russo is responsible. The vineyards in the Chianti areas cover 210 hectares. These are distributed among the Tenuta di Burchino, Tenuta di Ceppaiano, Tenuta di Santa Lucia, Fattoria di Travalda and Tenuta di Poggio al Casone in the DOCG area Chianti (Colline Pisane), as well as Tenuta di Campomaggio in the DOCG area Chianti Classico, Tenuta di Poggio al Casone, Tenuta di Santa Lucia and Fattoria di Travalda with more than 50 hectares are managed according to the principles of Organic viticulture, It will be the red wine varieties Sangiovese. Syrah. Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot. Petit Verdot. Canaiolo Nero and Teroldego, as well as the white wine varieties Trebbiano Toscano. Vermentino. Traminer. Ciliegiolo, Canaiolo Bianco ( Drupeggio ) and Viognier cultured.

The premium wines from Tuscany include the Chianti Classico "Campomaggio", as well as the IGT wines "Zio Baffa", "Travalda" (18 months barrique, no filtration) and "Genius Loci" (12 months barrique). Other wines from areas in Tuscany are DOC Maremma Toscana, DOCG Morellino di Scansano, DOCG Brunello di Montalcino and DOCG Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, The DOC wine comes from Apulia Salice Salentino, The Italian vineyards cover a total of around 1,000 hectares. Around 50% of the grapes come from contract winemakers. Around 25 million bottles are produced annually. Around 90% of these are exported to 46 countries worldwide, including Germany, Scandinavia, China and the USA.

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