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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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Harvest 2015

Finally the time to harvest the grapes for our 2015 vintage has come and now the game is on. At Nittardi we are having a lot of people and the atmosphere is full of expectations. As usual the picking started in Maremma with our Merlot, followed by Vermentino and Alicante Bouchet. We also started in Chianti…

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Klaus Zylla Impression of Nittardis Team.

While the Berlin based artist Klaus Zylla is at Nittardi for his one month artist residence he also painted some cartoon like drawings of the Nittardi Team. He found some interesting and most unexpected aspects in everybody, which maybe are more true than we thought they are in the beginning.   Antonio – The Technical Director…

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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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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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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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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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