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Fattoria di Palazzo Vecchio

The winery is located above the Chiana Valley near Valiano, opposite Montepulciano (province of Siena) in the Italian region Tuscany, The Palazzo Vecchio once belonged to the Hospital Ospedale degli Innocenti in Florence and became the property of the technical-agricultural institute Angelo Vegni delle Capezzine at the beginning of the 20th century. In 1952, the estate was acquired by Conte Riccardo Zorzi, who started viticulture. Since 1980, the operation of Marco Sbernadori with his wife Maria Alessandra Zorzi. The property comprises a total of 85 hectares of land. Of these, the vineyards cover 25 hectares, which are planted with the red varieties Prugnolo Gentile (Sangiovese clone), Sangiovese, Mammolo, Canaiolo Nero and Merlot, and the white varieties Grechetto Bianco and Malvasia. The product range includes DOC Rosso di Montepulciano and Vin Santo, DOCG Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, as well as some IGT wines.

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