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Olive Oil Harvest 2020

OLIVE HARVEST 2020 The Olive harvest just finished and will be remembered for many years to come as it was memorable for the quantity of olives we picked. The mild spring allowed a very generous fruit set! We rarely saw so many olives as this year ! The phase in which the plant accumulates oil…

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Season and harvest report 2020

Harvest 2020: Success on the finish line We cannot talk about the harvest 2020 without talking about the growing conditions during the whole season and without mentioning Covid therefore: The winter between 2019 and 2020 was very mild and the amount of rain fell was modest. This allowed us to work with more calm, attention…

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Casanuova di Nittardi 2015

JOE TILSON CREATES THE XXXV ART LABEL FOR THE CHIANTI CLASSICO CASANUOVA DI NITTARDI VIGNA DOGHESSA 2015   Nittardi’s distinctively strong bond with wine, art and culture has found new, cheerful expression with the 2015 Chianti Classico. Since 1981, the label and wrapping paper for each vintage of Chianti Classico Casanuova di Nittardi Vigna Doghessa…

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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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Casanuova di Nittardi 2012 Vigna Doghessa: wine of the week for Jancisrobinson.com

We are proud to discover that our Casanuova di Nittardi 2012 Vigna Doghessa  has been mentioned as “Wine of the Week” by JancisRobinson.com . Julia Harding MW, who wrote the detailed and generous piece about us, described our Chianti Classico as “…deep ruby 100% Sangiovese from the south-facing Doghessa vineyard…It’s cool and fresh and although the…

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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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