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Montalbino

A story of tradition and family

The Montalbino Farm

Located in Montespertoli in the province of Florence, Montalbino is a small Tuscan viniculture producer. Here, the vineyards, the grapes, and the wine have been marking the local territory and people for ages; and that is why the winemaking tradition of this place is extremely important to us and represents our guiding principle during the crop management and the production of our wines. The farm has been owned by the Tinacci family since the 1990s and has 90 hectares of land, 5 of which are destined for vineyards. The Agriturismo Montalbino, which has been finely restored during the years, and the restaurant La Lombricaia are part of the farm.

My story

Giulio

After obtaining a degree in engineering in Milan, I am now fortunate at the age of 25 to be able to devote myself to my passion: winemaking. I decided to start a wine project, which, above all, is a life project. Together with my family, I replanted the vineyards with native vines where they used to be in the past and renovated the cellar in order to preserve the quality potential of the grapes and to be able to welcome my guests for wine tastings and farm visits. Every day I have the good fortune to confront myself with the work on the field and in the cellar, to know and learn the secrets of this fascinating work. This is possible thanks to the constant support of my family and of the enologist Valentino Ciarla, and agronomist Gianluca Grassi.

Native vines and organic agriculture

Our Philosophy

We strongly believe in the importance of the past and those traditions that have characterized this territory, and which, at the same time, make it as we see it and appreciate it today. Therefore, all our vine varieties are native of Tuscany: Sangiovese, Colorino, Canaiolo and Fogliatonda with red grapes, and Trebbiano, Malvasia Bianca del Chianti and Malvasia Aromatica with white grapes.
The idea of being here only “passing through” leads us to conduct a type of agriculture with a low environmental impact, an agriculture that protects biodiversity and preserves the natural organic substance present in our land. Since 2008, we have been certified as an organic farm.

Local wines, authentic wines

The Wines

The distinctive and authentic character of our wines is the result of a unique terroir. 
From the harvest to the conclusion of the oenological processes, the intention is to limit the intervention of technology on the wine as much as possible. For this reason, the grapes are harvested by hand and transported in crates to the winery. The selection of the best bunches and grapes allows us to vinify only the best; fermentation takes place in steel vats at controlled temperature. The best wines are then aged in large barrels or barriques, in oak wood. Every year, we produce our Chianti Superiore DOCG and Chianti Montespertoli DOCG based on Sangiovese, Canaiolo and Colorino and the Montalbino White and Red IGT wines with a blend of native grape varieties.

    • Vintage: 2021
    • Appelation: Chianti Montespertoli DOCG
    • Grapes: Sangiovese 80%, Canaiolo 15%, Colorino 5%
    • Harvest and Vinification: Manual harvest in small boxes, spontaneous fermentation in steel tanks, maturation for 12 months in rough concrete tanks and at least 6 months in the bottle.
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    • Vintage: 2021
    • Appelation: Toscana Rosso IGT
    • Grapes: Fogliatonda, Canaiolo and few percentages of Sangiovese and Colorino
    • Harvest and Vinification: Manual harvest in small boxes, spontaneous fermentation in steel tanks, maturation for 12 months in rough concrete tanks and at least 6 months in the bottle.
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    • Olive Harvest: 2022
    • Olive variety: Frantoio, Moraiolo and Leccio del Corno from the best Montalbino parcels
    • Harvest: Manual harvest in small boxes, press withing 12 hours from the harvest, mechanichal and cold extraction, filtered
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    Olio EVO 2022 500 ml

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    • Olive Harvest: 2023
    • Olive variety: Frantoio, Moraiolo and Leccio del Corno from the best Montalbino parcels
    • Harvest: Manual harvest in small boxes, press withing 12 hours from the harvest, mechanichal and cold extraction, filtered
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    • Olive Harvest: 2023
    • Olive variety: Frantoio, Moraiolo and Leccio del Corno from the best Montalbino parcels
    • Harvest: Manual harvest in small boxes, press withing 12 hours from the harvest, mechanichal and cold extraction, filtered
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    • Vintage: 2022
    • Appelation: Toscana Rosato IGT
    • Grapes: Sangiovese
    • Harvest and Vinification: Manual harvest in small boxes, whole clusters pressing. Spontaneous fermentation in steel tanks, maturation for at least 6 months on the fine lees with frequent batonnages.
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    • Vintage: 2022
    • Appelation: Toscana Bianco IGT
    • Grapes: Trebbiano Toscano
    • Harvest and Vinification: Manual harvest in small boxes, whole clusters pressing. Spontaneous fermentation in steel tanks, maturation for at least 6 months on the fine lees with frequent batonnages.
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