In the heart of the historical Chianti region, on the way between Radda and Castellina in Chianti, surrounded and protected by woods, the high vineyard of Istine gives us an astonishing view on the towns of Radda and Panzano in Chianti.
PRODUCTION AREA: around 5 ha
ALTITUDE: 480 – 550 m a.s.l. (one of the highest in the Chianti region)
SOIL: rich in skeleton with alternating marly limestones such as Alberese and Galestro and a slight presence of quartz
PLANTING DENSITY: 5.000 vines/ha planted in 2002
This is the historical vineyard of our family, recently replanted and which rises near the town of Radda. This place still holds memories of when the harvest used to be a party.
PRODUCTION AREA: 4.5 ha
ALTITUDE: 500 m a.s.l.
SOIL: rich in skeleton with alternating marly limestones (Alberese and Galestro) and good presence of clay
PLANTING DENSITY: 5.000 vines/ha planted in 2014 and 2018
We are in Gaiole, near the historical village of Vertine, one of the youngest productive vineyards, planted in 2009 and 2010.
First harvest: 2013
PRODUCTION AREA: 6 ha
ALTITUDE: 430 m a.s.l.
SOIL: very rich in skeleton with alternating marly limestones and a prevalence of Galestro stones
PLANTING DENSITY: 5.000 vines/ha plated in 2009 and 2010