Tenuta Vicchiomaggio srl
Via Vicchiomaggio, 4
50022 Greve in Chianti (FI) 

E-mail: info@vicchiomaggio.it
Website: www.vicchiomaggio.it

Description

The historical origins of Castello Vicchiomaggio can be traced to the 5th century, its present name and form being taken during the reinassance. Wine has always been produced on the estate and the present owners, John & Paola matta, are dedicated to maintaining this tradition started centuries ago. Several styles of wine are produced, ranging from the traditional to the innovative. To achieve this the estate’s land has been rigorously classified according to soil type and exposition, and all wines carry their vineyard name.

Vineyards altitude (m): 300
Vineyards area (ha): 32
Registered area (ha): 28
Chianti Classico production (hl): 1400

Chianti Classico D.O.C.G.

  • San Jacopo da Vicchiomaggio

Chianti Classico D.O.C.G. Riserva

  • Petri
  • La Prima

Other wines

Ripa delle Mandorle IGT: 80% Sangiovese e 20% Cabernet Sauvignon
Ripa delle More IGT: 90% Sangiovese e 10% Cabernet Sauvignon

Other products

  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Vin Santo
    Cantucci di Prato

Hospitality

  • B&B / Agriturism: more then 5 rooms
  • N. Apartments: 7
  • Average bed per apartment: 2
  • Swimming pool
  • Cooking classes

NOTES - Holidays at the Castle, which is open all year, offer the rare experience of residing in a genuine historic building. The "Formal Italian" style Garden enjoys unrivalled views across Chianti hills as well as spectacular sunrises and sunsets.The surrounding private estate offers invigorating walks and the possibility of observing viticulture and olive production.The "pool with a view", built on the side of the hill, allows guests to cool down during the wonderfully warm Tuscan days. Secluded but not isolated, Vicchiomaggio is only 18 km from Florence and 4 km from Greve in Chianti. All apartments and suites conserve their original historic architecture and atmosphere but benefit from full modern amenities including: modern private bathrooms, heating, satellite TV, cooking facilities, refrigerator, and safe.

Restaurants

  • Restaurant open to general public

NOTES - Castello Vicchiomaggio - The Restaurant, which is in the main castle building, is very versatile thanks to its different sized dining rooms. It offers typical Tuscan cooking, prepared from historic recipes, in truly unique surroundings. Menus created for any occasion can be discussed with the chef, from a formal black tie banquet to a farmhouse meal of local ham and salami.

Tasting & Direct Sales

  • Guided tasting
  • Winery tour on reservation
  • Direct Sales

Opening period: Cantinetta San Jacopo: all year

Address for visitors: Via Vicchiomaggio, 4
Telephone for reservations: +39 055 854079

GPS

Longitude: 11.285
Latitude: 43.609

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