The estate is located in the municipality of Poggibonsi in the district of Cinciano in the Chianti region (province of Siena) in the Italian region Tuscany
, In the period 1126 to 1900 it was owned by the curia of Florence. In 1973 it was acquired by the current owner family and today managed by the siblings Ferdinando and Ottavia Garrè. The oenologist is Stefano Porcinai and cellar master Valerio Marconi. The vineyards on typical Chianti Albereseböden (weathered sandstone) cover 33 hectares of vineyards, no grapes are purchased. They are mainly with Sangiovese
), as well as some Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot planted. The white wines Grechetto, Sauvignon (S. Blanc) and Viognier are being experimented.
Relatively late at the end of September selective hand-picking takes place. The DOCG Chianti Classico
comes from a vineyard at 250 to 300 meters above sea level in southwestern direction, the Chianti Classico Riserva
with very low yield from the two over 40-year-old vineyards Camponi and Lunghe. Both wines are 100% varietal pressed from Sangiovese. The maceration
is temperature-controlled in cement containers for up to ten days (in the case of the Riserva with subsequent maceration of five to seven days), the following malolactic fermentation
spontaneous, as well as the approximately eight-month expansion (18 years at Riserva) in barrels with 25 to 50 hectoliters of Slavonian oak in the 100-year-old cellar.
The product range also includes various IGP Toscana in Rosato and Rosso, which are blended and mainly vinified from mainly Sangiovese as well as Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, as well as Bianco. The IGP red wines ripen in French oak barrels. Every year, up to 200,000 bottles of wine are produced, of which 70% are exported to the most important countries China
goes. It is also produced olive oil. The winery is a member of Consorzio del Chianti Classico, Enoclub and Fisar (Sommelier Association).