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Castellani Spa

The winery is located in the municipality of Pontedera (province of Pisa) in the Italian region Tuscany, It was founded in 1903 and has since been owned by the Castellani family. 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 to the wineries 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 the Organic viticulture, It will be the red wines 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 cultivated.

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. About 50% of the grapes come from contract growers. Every year around 25 million bottles are produced. Of these, around 90% are exported worldwide to 46 countries, including Germany, Scandinavia, China and the USA.

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