Azienda Agricola Lombardo | Estate in the northern sector of the Montepulciano region of Tuscany, on hills overlooking and near the eponymous town. It produces red wines under the Chianti Colli Senesi DOCGRosso di Montepulciano DOC, and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCGs, plus sweet wines under the Vin Santo di Montepulciano DOC. Dry white and red wines are made under the Pergola IGT. The estate was founded in 1972 by Attilio Lombardo. He has since been succeeded by his sons, Giacinto and Francesco Lombardo.

Owner | Giacinto and Francesco Lombardo.

Estate vineyards | 32ha in three zones: Caggiole, Confino, and Gracciano (where the cellar is). There are 16ha for Vino Nobile.

Wineries | One cellar is located at Gracciano S.S. 326, where vinification and bottling takes place. The other cellar is in Umbria in an 18th-century family villa. This is where the wines mature.

White wines

Pergola IGT Bianco | 60% Trebbiano, 40% Malvasia. 4,000-4,500 vines/ha. Unoaked.

Red wines

Pergola IGT Rosso | 100% Sangiovese. 300-400 metres. Cement vats. Unoaked.

Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG | 100% Sangiovese. 300-400 metres. Cement vats. Unoaked.

Rosso di Montepulciano DOC | 2012 Odd, funk, dry (2014 Anteprima).

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG | 2011 Sweet then a but dry and quite extracted (2014 Anteprima).

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG Riserva | 2010 Bit green and extracted but has more fruit than the normale (2014 Anteprima).

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG, Poggio Saragio | 100% Prugnolo Gentile. 300-350 metres. From the Saragio sub-zone whose name in local dialect refers to cherry trees. Cement vats. 18m in French barrels.

Confino | Toscana Rosso. 60% Sangiovese, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon. 300-350 metres. Cement vats. 18m in French barrels.

Sweet wines

Vin Santo di Montepulciano DOC | Trebbiano, Malvasia and Pulcinculo. 4 months in ‘caratelli’.

Contact

Azienda Agricola Lombardo

Fraz Gracciano

Via Umbria 12

I-53040 Montepulciano (SI = Siena), Italy

Tel+39 0578.708321 | www.cantinalombardo.it