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New sculpture at Nittardi by Riccardo Cordero

The Sculpture Garden at Nittardi has gladly welcomed a new piece. Riccardo Cordero, an experimental artist in the field of raw materials and forms, born in Cuneo in 1942, has created Punto Vitale (vital spot) for Nittardi. His newest work is made in Corten and aims at melting space and form through the geometrical shape…

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Olive Oil Harvest 2015

The Olive Oil harvest concluded in November 2015 was very successful both for the amount of olive oil produced and – most importantly – for its outstanding quality.   The 2014/2015 winter was cold and rich in precipitations, while the following spring was mild and tiepid. Thanks to the accumulation of good water reserves, the plants have not suffered a…

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Nittardi in Der Feinschmecker.

Der Feinschmecker, Germans leading food & wine magazine, wrote a nice article about a vertical tasting we did some month ago in Frankfurt, Germany. The mentioned that 25 wines were tasted and that the highlights were Nittardi Riserva 1985, 1997, 2001 and 2010. Also impressive were Casanuova di Nittardi 2007 and 2013 and they especially recommended…

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Harvest 2015 we loved you.

The climate during 2015 growing season was influenced by a rainy and rather cold winter, followed by a mild spring and hot Summer. June was warm, July was the hottest of the last two centuries but fortunately the temperatures dropped and we also had a little bit of rain in August. Thanks to a generally…

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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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Ciao Virgilio.

It has been a sad week at Nittardi. Being 95 Virgilio just renewed his driving license so that he could drive around in his little 4×4 searching for mushrooms and taking care of his vegetable garden close to Nittardi every day. We will miss listing to your stories about how you planted the original “Vigna…

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Great ranking for our Nittardi Riserva 2010 in Decanter.

Our current Chianti Classico Nittardi Riserva 2010 received a great ranking in Decanter: 18/20 point or 93 points. It was rated the second best Riserva of the whole tasting. http://www.decanter.com/wine/labels/34476/slideshow/1/expert-s-choice-chianti-classico-riserva-2010#slideshow Recently we tried different Nittardi Riservas from the late 90s, 1997 a great vintage is know at its peak, really great balance now. 1998 has…

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