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Premiata Fattoria di Castelvecchi produces its Chianti grapes from vineyards located on the scenic hills of Radda.

 

The Colle Petroso vineyard is cultivated with the unilateral cordon system and has an intensity of 2,000 plants per acree. It is located at an altitude of 1640 ft m. above sea level and is one of the highest vineyards of the whole Chianti area.

 

The altitude gives warm days and cool nights during the grapes growing and ripening season and the daily temperature incursion gives exceptional and unique features to our grapes. The high elevation of the vineyards gives the grapes a greater freshness and the resulting wines good acidity and remarkable character.

 

The vineyards of Castelvecchi and Colle Petroso are located in the heart of Chianti Classico area. They were planted on the land in the medieval age between 1300 and 1400 and had the merit of making the famous wine that later took the name “Chianti Classico”, being known and appreciated all over the world.

 

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1011 KEARNY STREET    SUITE A     SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA     94133     ORDERS: 415.556.9600

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