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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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Riserva 2011

3 Bicchieri for Nittardi Riserva

Tre Bicchieri by Gambero Rosso for our Nittardi Riserva Selezionata We are very happy to announce that our Chianti Classico Nittardi Riserva Selezionata received again the “Tre Bicchieri” by Gambero Rosso, one of the most prestigious and sought after awards an Italian Wine can win.   Nittardi Riserva Selezionata 2011 is a selection of our best…

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Casanuova-2012

THE 2012 ARTIST LABEL

A thunderstorm for Casanuova di Nittardi 2012 Karl Otto Götz has painted for the winery Nittardi the 32nd label and wrapping paper The artist turned 100 in February. But he still unleashes powerful tempests. Stunningly vivid and vibrant thunderstorms. And Karl Otto Götz has just released a new one on canvas: for the label of…

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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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Olive Oil Harvest 2014

The olive oil harvest 2014 has been influenced strongly by the unusual climatic conditions that we experienced through the whole year.   The exceptionally high winter temperatures and the incessant rain that marked the whole growing season have influenced the development of flowering, fruit set, development and the fruit growth in a negative way. These…

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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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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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