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Istine

The estate is located in the municipality of Radda (province of Siena) in the area Chianti in the Italian region Tuscany, In 1959 Bruno Fronti founded an agricultural service company in the fields of earthmoving, vineyard planting and green space management, which was continued by his sons Fabio and Stefano. The first own vineyards were acquired in 1974, but the grapes were sold to other wineries. The first wine from our own production was only marketed in 2009. The tasting room is located outside of Radda in the Vigna Istine vineyard. The company has been run by Fabio's daughter Angela Fronti since 2012.

Istine - Vigna Istine (Chianti-Classico in Tuscany) and Angela Fronti vineyards

The vineyards cover 20 hectares of vineyards on mainly rocky soils (Alberese and Galestro ) in the municipalities of Radda and Gaiole, which are spread over the vineyards Vigna Istine, Vigna Casanova dell 'Aia and Vigna Cavarchione at around 500 meters above sea level. It will be the red wine varieties Sangiovese. Canaiolo Nero. Malvasia Nera di Brindisi and Merlot, as well as the white wine varieties Malvasia Bianca Lunga and Trebbiano Toscano cultured. The management has been carried out according to certified guidelines of the Organic viticulture,

It is a declared goal terroir typical to produce. The product range includes five DOCG wines Chianti Classico, as well as two Toscana IGT wines (Rosato and Merlot). The alcoholic and malolactic fermentation the vineyards "Vigna Istine" and "Vigna Cavarchione" Chianti-Classico take place in concrete barrel with 45 days Maceration, The wines then mature for 12 months in a 20-hl barrel and 12 months in a bottle. The “Levigne Chianti-Classico Riserva” matures in barrel for 24 months and in bottle for 12 months. Around 50,000 bottles of wine are produced annually, of which 30,000 are exported. The winery is a member of FIVI (Association of Independent Winemakers).

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