Collection: - Montesecondo _

Silvio took over the estate in 1999, having lived in New York for several years beforehand. The estate had been planted by his father in the 1970s and, since his death, the grapes grown were sold in bulk by his mother. When she became ill and died, Silvio brought his family to the Chianti farm and took over production. The first vintage was created in 2000. There was still a lot for Silvio to learn about natural winemaking, which he did through friendships with other local winemakers, and four years later it was eventually certified organic.

The estate has two vineyards, featuring the same grapes (Sangiovese) but very different terroirs. One is located 500 metres above sea level, with vines growing from the limestone-rich soil. This makes fresh and crisp wines with sharp acidity. The other terroir is lower and warmer thanks to the clay and marl soil. The wines from these grapes tend to be more mature and fleshy.

Montesecondo wines are very fresh, having been aged in very old barrels or, for the top wines, clay amphorae.

 

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  • 2018 Vino da Tavola "Bianco", Montesecondo (NEW)
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  • 2018 IGT "Tin", Montesecondo
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  • 2019 IGT "Montesecondo", Montesecondo
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  • 2017 Chianti Classico, Montesecondo
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  • 2018 IGT "Il Rospo", Montesecondo
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  • 2016 IGT "Tin" Amphora, Montesecondo
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