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Montevertine

In the late 1970s Sergio Manetti made history by refusing to add trebbiano to his Chianti blend. In doing so, he turned his back on the Chianti Classico appellation. Today, Le Pergole Torte, one of Chianti’s most iconic and traditional wines, is still bottled as Rosso di Toscana.

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Pian del Ciampolo

The Pian del Ciampolo vineyard is a 1.5 hectare plot on albarese limestone soils, with an average vine age of 15 years. In most years, the wine also includes declassified fruit from other estate vineyards.

Made in a traditional style, Pian del Ciampolo presents the youthful, accessible profile of the estate: racy red fruit, though never lacking in concentration, backed by silky tannins and always showing plenty of vibrancy. Entry-level this is not!

quick facts

APPELLATION: IGT Toscana
VINTAGE: 2018
STYLE: red
GRAPES: sangiovese, canaiolo, colorino
FARMING: organic
FERMENTATION: concrete
MATURATION: oak
FILTRATION: unfiltered
VEGAN: yes
ALCOHOL: 13%
CASE SIZE: 6

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Montevertine

From several south- or south-eastern-facing plots on albarese limestone and galestro (clay-schist) soils, Montevertine combines richly textural fruit and ripe, supple tannins, always balanced by freshness and nuance from the high elevation plots. Classic Chianti Classico in all but name.

 

quick facts

APPELLATION: IGT Toscana
VINTAGE: 2017
STYLE: red
GRAPES: sangiovese, canaiolo, colorino
FARMING: organic
FERMENTATION: concrete
MATURATION: oak
FILTRATION: unfiltered
VEGAN: yes
ALCOHOL: 12.5%
CASE SIZE: 6

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Le Pergole Torte

Le Pergole Torte was first planted by Sergio Manetti in the late 60s, and for the next few decades was released as a single vineyard bottling. Since 1990 it has been a selection of the estate's best parcels of sangiovese.

Often in need of long-term ageing to appreciate its charms, Le Pergole Torte stuns vintage after vintage. Complex, nuanced and sublime, this might just be the ultimate expression of sangiovese.

quick facts

APPELLATION: IGT Toscana
VINTAGE: 2017
STYLE: red
GRAPE: sangiovese
FARMING: organic
FERMENTATION: concrete
MATURATION: oak
FILTRATION: unfiltered
VEGAN: yes
ALCOHOL: 13%
CASE SIZE: 6

Montevertine

Nestled in the hills of Radda in Chianti lies one of the greatest microclimates of Tuscany. Recognising the importance of the sangiovese grape, in the late 1970s Sergio Manetti made history by refusing to add trebbiano to his blend and turned his back on the Chianti Classico appellation. Today, Le Pergole Torte, one of Chianti’s most iconic and traditional wines, is still bottled as Rosso di Toscana.