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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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96 points for Belcanto 2017 Chianti Classico

Our Belcanto 2017 received 96 points from Luca Gardini, the best sommelier in the world and one of the most famous Italian Wine Critics. Belcanto 2017 is a field blend based on Sangiovese and other local grape varieties coming from our Chianti Classico vineyards south of Castellina in Chianti in the sub-appellation of Villa Rosa.…

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Mikis Theodorakis creates the new label for Casanuova di Nittardi 2017

After 37 years, the annually changing artist labels and wrapping papers that have graced Casanuova di Nittardi Chianti Classico represent a “who’s who” of the art world. Painters, sculptors and poets – including some Nobel Prize winners – have honored the winery year after year, thus continuing a centuries-old tradition that harks back to the…

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Winter 2019

For several days last week snow was falling at Nittardi, and we had a wonderful atmosphere here in Chianti: Luisa the cat didn’t know as well where to stay, the sculptures were all dressed in white, and the landscape around the winery was amazing. Our vineyards were all covered with snow and the air was…

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Benvenuto, Ben 2016!

Finally the moment has come, and Ben 2016 is ready to come out of our cellar. We have always been aware that 2016 would have been a great vintage –  and Ben 2016 undoubtedly proves it:  after a cold and rainy winter, we had a mild spring followed by a not-excessively-hot summer. The gracious weather…

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