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Istine

The winery is located in the municipality of Radda (province of Siena) in the area Chianti in the Italian region Tuscany, In 1959, Bruno Fronti set up a farming service company in the areas 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 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 vineyard Vigna Istine. Since 2012 the company is managed by Fabio's daughter Angela Fronti.

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

The vineyards cover 20 hectares of vineyards predominantly rocky soils (Alberese and Galestro ) in the municipalities of Radda and Gaiole, spread over the vineyards of Vigna Istine, Vigna Casanova dell 'Aia and Vigna Cavarchione at around 500 meters above sea level. It will be the red wines 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 is carried out since 2016 according to the certified guidelines of the Organic viticulture,

It is 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 are produced in the concrete barrel with 45 days Maceration, After that, the wines ripen 12 months in the 20-hl barrel and 12 months in the bottle. The "Levigne Chianti-Classico Riserva" matures for 24 months in barrel and 12 months in bottle. Every year around 50,000 bottles of wine are produced, of which 30,000 are exported. The winery is a member of FIVI (Association of Independent Winegrowers).

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