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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  • Syrah

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

  • Merlot

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

  • Trebbiano

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

  • Sangiovese

    Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

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

  • Vermentino

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

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  • Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva 2012


    Ripe raspberries and cherries on the nose showing pure and fresh with clumps of smooth clay and earth. Deep full and rich palate of creamy red raspberry and cherry, light licorice notes and a hint of herb on the finish with a touch of ripe acidity that balances the ripe fruit well.90 pts Read More

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  • Castello di Volpaia Toscana Balifico 2011


    Pleasant red fruit aromas with raspberry and cherry notes amidst dusty salinity. Ripe cherry and mixed berry notes with pleasant spice and excellent minerality, showing equal parts floral and fruit with buoyant acidity carrying the mid palate. Well structured and balanced throughout with delicate fruit mellowing through to the long finish that h... Read More

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  • Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva Coltassala 2011


    Dusty and earthy tomato leaf and red currant notes on the nose with light cranberry and cherry. In the mouth, this shows well with rich red fruit, mostly cranberry and cherry and chalky earth, fresh violet and bold acidity. Nice long finish with mixed berries.90 pts Read More

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  • Prelius Cabernet Sauvignon 2013


    A very fruity, easy drinking wine that goes well with duck and salmon. Read More

    Wine review by Felsina

  • Citto Tuscan Rosso 2009


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

    Wine review by BeautifulCalamity

  • Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva 2009


    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


    Fine chianti nice color and texture Read More

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  • Castello di Volpaia Sangiovese Blend Chianti Classico 2009


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  • Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva 2005


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    Wine review by Barberesco

  • Castello di Volpaia Sangiovese Blend Chianti Classico 2008


    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

  • 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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