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Castellare di Castellina

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Castellare di Castellina is in the heart of the Chianti Classico region near Castellina in Chianti. The wine estate was born in the 1970s as a union of four estates with the aim of producing wine of the best possible quality.

The first vintage of Castellare di Castellina vintage dates back to 1977. The label features a goldfinch, a bird commonly seen in Tuscany.

The Castellare winery was one of the first in Italy to adopt the use of French oak barrels.

Today, the property covers a total of 80 hectares including 20 hectares of olive groves and 33 hectares of vineyards at an average altitude of 370 meters above sea level. Excellent exposure, good drainage and mixed soils allow to produce 400,000 bottles of well-structured, intense wines suitable for long ageing in the bottle. Castellare wines are well-known in the world and received top ratings by famous wine critics.

At Castellare di Castellina you can also taste grappa and olive oil.

The wine estate also offers stays in a rural farmhouse that has been carefully restored. Villa delle Upupe has a private swimming pool surrounded by garden greenery. The views and are breathtaking. From the villa, you can watch beautiful Tuscan sunsets over the valley and the towers of San Gimignano.

Visits

Guided tour of cellars by appointment. The tour is followed by a tasting of 3 wines with the possibility of tasting also typical local products. The duration of the visit is about 60 minutes.

Wines
Red wines

Castellare, Chianti Classico DOCG
Castellare, Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG
Il Poggiale, Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG
I Sodi di S. Niccolò, Toscana IGT
Poggio ai Merli, Toscana IGT
Coniale, Toscana IGT
Governo di Castellare, Toscana IGT

White wines

Le Ginestri, Toscana IGT
Canonico, Toscana IGT
Spartito, Toscana IGT

Other products

Grappa di Castellare
Vin Santo S Niccolo, Vin Santo del Chianti Classico DOC

Grape varieties

Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malvasia Nera, Canaiolo, Ciliegiolo
Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Malvasia Bianca, Trebbiano

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