Founder-owner: Giovan Battista Basile, his wife Ilaria and their two sons Antonio and Federico. Giovan Battista Basile purchased the land in 1999 which had been abandoned for 30 years. He comes from south Italy.
Staff: Maurizio Saettini consults.
Vineyards: 34ha of land of which 8ha of vines, 12ha of other crops and 14ha woodland. The main wine grapes are Sangiovese and Merlot for red wine and Vermentino, Viognier and Petit Manseng for whites.
Certification: 1995 First vintage with full organic certification. | 2017 Still certified organic.
Winemaking: The grapes are hand picked. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks or French oak barrels.
Arteteca: Vermentino, Viognier, Petit Manseng.
Maremma Toscana DOC, Commandante: 50% Sangiovese and 50% Merlot.
Montecucco Sangiovese DOCG, Cartacanta: 90% Sangiovese and 10% Merlot.
Montecucco Sangiovese DOCG Riserva Ad Agio: Their flagship wine. 100% Sangiovese.
Other activities: Grappa de Montecucco
Basile Organic Wine Farm
Azienda Podere Monte Mario
Strada Provinciale Cinigianese,
58044 Cinigiano (GR), Italy
Tel+39 0564.993227 | Website www.basilessa.it