Borgo Salcetino | Estate winery in the commune of Radda in Chianti in the Chianti Classico region of Tuscany, Italy. 

Owners | Bought in 1996 by Aziende Agricole Livon (which see for their other estates in Italy).

Vineyards | 10 hectares (24.7 acres) in Radda in Chianti. 350-400 metres. Soils are 80% galestro, 20% alberese. Sangiovese mainly, plus merlot and Canaiolo.

Polyculture | Herd of cows.

Red wines

Chianti Classico DOCG, Salcetino | 2016 95% Sangiovese, 5% Canaiolo. 12 months in large oak vats. 70,000 bottles. Well made, nice tannin, fruit-wood combo works at the Chianti Classico Anteprima 2018.

Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva, Lucarello | 2013 95% Sangiovese, 5% Canaiolo. 20,000 bottles produced.

Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione, I Salci | 2015 95% Sangiovese, 5% Canaiolo. 5,300 bottles produced.

IGT Toscana Rosso, Rossole | Sangiovese and Merlot.

Contact

Borgo Salcetino, Loc. Lucarelli, I-53017 Radda in Chianti (SI = Siena), Italy / Tel+39 0577.733541 / www.livon.it

Bibliography

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

Chianti Classico Anteprima 2019, Stazione Leopolda, Florence on Monday 11th February.