Castello di Volpaia

+39 0577 738066 Volpaia
Radda in Chianti, 53017
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Just as in the 12th Century, the village itself still plays an essential role in our wine and oil production. The interiors of its ancient houses, churches, underground passages and deconsecrated churches have been discreetly converted into wine cellars, bottling plants and olive presses up to the ceiling in the latest equipment and all connected by an amazing underground "wineduct." Thus Volpaia is not just another magnificent tourist attraction, but a thriving hive of activity whose inhabitants are all directly or indirectly involved in the winery. Volpaia is committed to Organic farming and is certified organic for all its wines. But the environmetal project of Volpaia is much wider: - the genetical differences of all its indigenous Sangiovese clones are preserved into a special collection, a selected parcel were 22 different clones are grown on three different rootstock - all the winery i located within the ancient buildings of the village preserving the integrity of the architectural Read more »

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  • Vermentino

    History of the grape: Little concrete history is known about Vermentino except that it has recently been identified a...

  • Trebbiano

    History of the grape: Trebbiano is one of the world’s most widely planted white grape varietals, not only for wines, ...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Sangiovese

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  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

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  • Citto Tuscan Rosso 2009

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    Nice wine for the price. Silky with bursting fruit aromas. Read More

    Wine review by BeautifulCalamity


  • Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva 2009

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    Nose of cherry, red currant, graphite and spices. Flavors of dark plum, red currant and minerality. Nicely balanced tannin and acid. 88 pts.5/18/13 Read More

    Wine review by VegasOenophile


  • Castello di Volpaia Sangiovese Blend Chianti Classico 2009

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    Fine chianti nice color and texture Read More

    Wine review by eikm


  • Castello di Volpaia Sangiovese Blend Chianti Classico 2009

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    No written review

    Wine review by nventure


  • Chianti Classico Riserva Castello di Volpaia 2005

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    Wine review by Barberolo


  • Castello di Volpaia Sangiovese Blend Chianti Classico 2008

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    The nose showed red berries, animal musk, herbs and a hint of eraser. On the palate, it was juicy with red fruits, cedar and inner floral notes. The long, lingering finish showed sour fruits and silky tannin. This 100% Sangiovese was highly enjoyable. Read More

    Wine review by Eric Guido


  •  Vinitaly  2012 - Like all the years, in past 40 and odd, Italian wine producers are showing their prowess,rightfully deserving, at their annual show.Increasing in numbers every year,this year it witnessed 4,164 exhibitors with 94 international participants within an area of  94,966 sq.m..The show management handled a gigantic figure of 156,033 ... Read More

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  • Started with Sensi,the one placed at an hour's train journey and then an ... and then an ... do Maleto.Castello di Volpaia,Caparzo,Altesino and finally the single woman army,Anna Lisa Tempestini ,the one whose wines have reached White House,all within an exhaustive and revealing hands on 10days' tour of  Chianti area.Commonality of the produc... Read More

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  • Castello di Volpaia Sangiovese Blend Vino da Tavola Coltassala 2006

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    Toasty cocoa with nice fruit up front. Finishes on strong acid. Needs more time in the bottle.- WS Grand Tour 2011 Read More

    Wine review by VegasOenophile


  • Volpaia Chianti Riserva 2004

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    No written review

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Ciao Nicolo! Che bella! Your Castello is absolutely stunning. Do you have an inn on the premises? I'd love to come visit for a few days. Do you take in travelers? Christoforo

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  • Well hello, here I am, Nicolo' Mascheroni, new generation of the family owning the Castello di Volpaia and at your disposal for any information about our winery and wines. Have a good tasting and a wonderful meal.

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