In the heart of Tuscany, nestled within the stunning region of Chianti Classico, resides the esteemed Nittardi Winery. Boasting a rich history dating back to 1183, this gorgeous estate was once the property of the renowned explorer and cartographer, Leonardo da Vinci.
In contemporary times, the Nittardi Winery remains steeped in traditional Italian viticulture, with a deep appreciation for artisanal wine-making techniques. Its vineyards are beautifully manicured, where each grape is nurtured to instil its inherent wealth of flavours. The estate produces a selection of superb wines, including further segments such as olive oil, that are among the choicest offerings of the region.
Harvesting and production at Nittardi impeccably balances modern innovation with timeless practices, resulting to a culmination of exquisite tastes and aromas. Their team of dedicated winegrowers handpicks each grape at the peak of its ripeness, and utilises traditional fermentation methods in their cantina to capture the terroir’s essence in every bottle. Their dedication to ensuring sustainable practices is second-to-none, exhibiting an integral respect for the environment throughout the entire process of cultivation.
Visitors are charmed by the expansive vineyards, antiquated wine cellars, contemporary art installations. The enoteca for wine tasting provides a sublime setting for sampling Nittardi’s remarkable lines of wine. Moreover, the warm hospitalities of staff contribute to the Nittardi's alluring personage.
Despite modernisation, Nittardi Winery takes great pride in maintaining its historical roots, evident in each delightful sip from their bottles of wine. Nittardi is not just a winery, but a testament to the time-honoured traditions of Tuscan winemaking, imparting an intoxicating blend of culture, craftsmanship, and captivating scenery. A visit to Nittardi Winery is both a journey through the annals of Italian viniculture and a sensorial indulgence — truly an unforgettable experience.
Although, one must delight in the Nittardi Winery experience firsthand to appreciate the beauty of its panorama, the depth of its historical charm, and the mastery of its wines.
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