VILLA DI GEGGIANO is an estate winery in the Chianti Classico region of Tuscany, Italy, around 4 miles (6km) north-east of the city of Siena (Bill Nesto & Frances Di Savino 2016, p234-235).

OWNERS / Andrea Boscu Bianchi Bandinelli and his brother Alessandro. / Winemaking consultant (2017) Paolo Vagaggini. 

VINEYARDS / 2018 6.5 hectares (acres) of vines on a 25ha estate.

POLYCULTURE / Olives (oil). Woodland.

CERTIFICATION / 2000 First vintage with full organic certification.

RED WINES

CHIANTI CLASSICO DOCG, VILLA DI GEGGIANO 2015 / 100% Sangiovese. Bright style of fruit, characterful old style but smooth with plenty of savoury fruit with just a hint of green (at the Chianti Classico Anteprima 2018). / 2015 100% Sangiovese. 15% alcohol. Plump, ripe, bold red fruit, slightly wild traditional style with plenty to enjoy (Chianti Classico Boot Camp 2018). 

CHIANTI CLASSICO DOCG RISERVA, VILLA DI GEGGIANO / 2012 97% Sangiovese, 3% Cabernet Sauvignon. Well made (at the Chianti Classico Anteprima 2018). Very bright and crunchy (Chianti Classico Boot Camp 2018). 

IGT TOSCANA ROSSO, BANDINELLO / 2016 60% Sangiovese, 20% Ciliegiolo, 20% Syrah.

CONTACT

Villa di Geggiano, I-53010 Pianella (SI = Siena), Italy / Tel+39 0577 356879 / www.villadigeggiano.com

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bill Nesto MW & Frances Di Savino, Chianti Classico, the Search for Tuscany’s Noblest Wine, (University of California Press, 2016).

Chianti Classico Anteprima 2018, Stazione Leopolda, Florence on Monday 12th February 2018.

Chianti Classico Boot Camp 2018 (13 Sept), Certosa di Pontignano, Castelnuovo Berardenga.