Tradition, modernity and entrepreneurial development

A precious heredity passed down through the centuries, the production philosophy of the Frescobaldis is based on the absolute principals of respect for tradition and openness to research and experimentation.

In 1855 at the estates of Nipozzano and Pomino, they were the first in Tuscany to plant Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Nero and Chardonnay. At Pomino in 1894 they built the first Italian gravity-fed cellars and in the same time period they distinguished themselves for the introduction of ‘specialized vineyards’.

In 1989 they acquired, the estate of Castelgiocondo in Montalcino, and in 1990 established the Consortium of Olive Producers of Central Tuscany and introduced their extra-virgin olive oil, Laudemio.

In 1995 the family inaugurated the Estate of Luce della Vite in Montalcino, and in 2000 acquired the Estate of Conti Attems located in Friuli.

The latest projects for the Frescobaldis include management of the Ornellaia estate in Bolgheri, which began in 2005, and the inauguration in 2011 of the very modern cellars of Ammiraglia in Maremma.

Estate wines in Tuscany

The Frescobaldi Estates are located in some of the most highly praised and famous areas of Tuscany: Chianti Rufina, Montalcino, Pomino, Colli Fiorentini and Maremma Toscana.
Each estate has an independent production with its own dedicated personnel and agronomists.

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Castello di Nipozzano
Thanks to the perfect balance of altitude, soil and a cool, ventilated microclimate, the different varietals enjoy ideal conditions for perfect growth, and produce wines of harmonious character and great longevity. The vineyard of Mormoreto is the best example of the exclusive marriage of nature and the work of man.
Castello di Pomino
Its vineyards are placed at the highest altitudes in Tuscany, up to 737 metres, and enjoy a fresh and well-ventilated microclimate. Here, in 1855 grape varieties were introduced that were unusual at that time such as Chardonnay and Pinot Nero. After a century and a half, these varieties have found their ideal habitat and produce wines of extraordinary elegance, finesse and minerality.
Castel Giocondo
The vineyards are found at the perfect altitude between 300 and 400 metres with well-drained soils and sunny, favorable southwest exposure. In the vineyards extreme care is given to the vines. High density and low production make a great Brunello of elegant texture and marvelous longevity.
Tenuta di Castiglioni
The fertile and varied soils are composed of both rock and clay, ideal conditions for the cultivation of the elegant Sangiovese, as well as for the robust and vivacious Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. All of the vineyards on the estate enjoy a warm and dry microclimate with afternoon breezes that arrive from the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Tenuta dell'Ammiraglia
The estate is located in Magliano in the heart of the Maremma region of Tuscany, its vineyards painting evocative geometric patterns in the hills leading to the Tyrrhenian coast. In this area the amount of sun and reflected light reach the highest levels and together with the marine breezes create particularly favourable growing conditions.
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