Villa Cafaggio

+39.055.8549094 Via San Martino in Cecione 5
Panzano in Chianti, 50022
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Villa Cafaggio dates back to hundreds of years ago, when the property was named "Cahago", which means "enclosed, cultivated field". According to historical documents, hundreds of years later, in the 15th century, vines still flourished on the estate under the ownership of Benedictine monks from Siena. Afterwards, the property had various owners, as the distinguished Florentine family Nicholini. Subsequently it was sold to the Santa Maria Nuova Hospital of Florence. During this long period the property produced a great variety of foodstuffs, among which oil and wine. At the beginning of the nineteenth century, Cafaggio passed to the Boddi family and in the late 1960s, the Farkas family bought it as a country house. In 1967 the property was in a terrible state of decay, so the family set about restoring the wine cellars and replanting the vineyards and olive groves. Only one vineyard remained intact at that time: Solatio Basilica. This vineyard has been replanted with new, accurately selected vines that Read more »

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  • Grüner Veltliner

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