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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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Last reviews by Restaurant Wine

The magazine Restaurant Wine (www.restaurantwine.com) published a special report on Chianti Classico in the issues #166-168 and selected some of our wines among their suggestions. In particular, our wines have been reviewed as follows: NITTARDI, 2013 BELCANTO, CHIANTI CLASSICO, 4 stars: A supple, balanced Chianti Classico of excellent quality. It is ripely flavored (cherry, red currant,…

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Casanuova di Nittardi 2014

Hsiao Chin Creates the 34th Artist Label for Nittardi   A Symphony in Red for the 2014 Vintage of “Casanuova di Nittardi” Chianti Classico, Vigna Doghessa     The long journey of the artist Hsiao Chin (in Chinese, 蕭 勤; pronounced “chow chin”) began in 1935, when he was born to a high-level bourgeois, intellectual…

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300 years of Chianti Classico. Alvise Armellini on Chianti – and Nittardi

The area of Chianti Classico is currently celebrating its 300th anniversary, in memory of Cosimo III and the act he signed in 1716 to lay the foundations of this historic agricultural area. Alvise Armellini, for DPA, wrote a reflection on what has become of this brand and its connected products. Nittardi, too, receives a mention. Check it…

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Amazing ratings by James Suckling for Nittardi wines

James Suckling has just published this year’s ratings for Tuscan wines, and Nittardi features with outstanding results. Suckling is one of the most important wine critics worldwide and a very experienced Italian wine critic as he has been living in Tuscany for over twenty years. In particular, our wines scored: Nittardi Chianti Classico Riserva 2013: 95…

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