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Harvest 2015

Finally the time to harvest the grapes for our 2015 vintage has come and now the game is on. At Nittardi we are having a lot of people and the atmosphere is full of expectations. As usual the picking started in Maremma with our Merlot, followed by Vermentino and Alicante Bouchet. We also started in Chianti…

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Ronn Wiegand Master of Wine on Nittardi

The famous US Master of Wine Ronn Wiegand gave recently some very great ratings to our Chianti Classico wines: The three recent vintages of Casanuova di Nittardi (2012, 2011 and 2010) received all 4 and 5 Stars, while two recent vintages of our Nittardi Riserva  (2010 and 2009) received both 5 Stars! Kudos to our agricultural…

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Jancis Robinson on Nittardi

Julia Harding from JancisRobinson.com gave some very high ratings to our wines. Please have a look at  JancisRobinson.com for more information. For sure one of the most serious and informative wine websites around. BEN IGT Toscana 2013 16/20 Drink 2015-2017 The name is short for Baniamino, the name usually given to the youngest son. This is the…

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Our Cellar Team the Family Krasniqui at the end of the harvest

HARVEST REPORT 2014

Climatically speaking in Tuscany and throughout Italy this has been a very abnormal year, so strange that even our grandparents didn’t remember such unusual weather patterns. The winter season was never cold, indeed, unusually warm and rainy. 2013/14 was the warmest winter in Tuscany since 1834. In spring the weather didn’t change much, the temperatures slowly…

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The Olive Oil Harvest 2013

The Olive Oil harvest 2013 has been challenging due to bizarre weather conditions, especially from the end of the summer onwards. The beginning of the autumn was characterized by unusual strong rain and higher than average temperatures. Normally it is good to have a wave of cold weather before the harvest. This didn’t happen and…

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