Selvapiana Winery is an emblem of the rich winemaking legacy of Italy nestled in the heart of the Chianti Rufina zone in Tuscany. Regarded for its high-quality traditional wines, this estate exemplifies the seamless blend of tradition with innovation.
The history of the Selvapiana estate traces back to the medieval period, once serving as a watchtower and then transitioning into a stunning summer residence for the bishops of Florence in the Renaissance. Since the Giuntini family took over n the mid-19th century, the winery has been thriving for five generations, shepherding the estate through changing times. The current custodian, Federico Giuntini Masseti, continues the legacy with an undying passion for viticulture and an unwavering commitment to sustainability.
Covering over 240 hectares, the estate boasts of a distinct landscape. The vineyards are interspersed with olive groves, interspersed with woodland and crop fields, creating an idyllic panorama evocative of quintessential Tuscan charm. The winery prides itself on its commitment to organic farming and biodynamic viticulture, maintaining the health of the soil and the biodiversity of the vineyard.
The range of wines produced by Selvapiana is impressive, with each bottle reflecting the estate's unique terroir and the craftsmanship of its winemakers. The flagship wine, Chianti Rufina, is highly regarded for its rich, robust quality and longevity. Their premium Riserva, the Vigneto Bucerchiale, is a single-vineyard red wine that showcases the best features of the Sangiovese grape.
It's worth mentioning the winery’s extra virgin olive oil as well. Pressed from olives harvested on the estate. it carries a distinctive taste that adds a touch of Tuscany to every dish.
Selvapiana Winery stands as a testament to the strength of traditional winemaking, adapting over centuries to meet the evolving tastes and preferences of wine enthusiasts worldwide. Each visit to this estate is an unrivalled celebration of history, culture, and the unmistakable allure of Italian wines.
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