Producer Overview:

The land of Castello di Meleto extend around the medieval town for about 2,470 acres: of these 300 are reserved for growing grapes. Sangiovese is the main varietal used in the production of the Chianti Classico DOCG. Other varietals planted in the '80s include Merlot and Cabernet, but since the late 90s there has been a process of replanting aimed at enhancing the traditional heritage of grapes in Tuscany, also introducing some white varieties such as Vermentino. The soil is primarily composed of galestro, a chalky marlstone, alberese, a weathered sandstone and calcareous marl, from this arid and rocky soil the vines bring forth their best fruits, rich in natural aromas and fragrances.