Owners: Brothers Giacomo and Niccola Guidi. The Guidi family has been working in the wine sector since 1929, and is now in its fourth generation, having passed from father to son.
Vineyards: The company is divided between its historical and administrative headquarters in Poggibonsi and the two production units,Tenuta il Castagnolo in San Gimignano and Tenuta lo Spadaio in Barberino Val d’Elsa. The two production areas add up to about 50 hectares of vines, mainly native grapes such as Sangiovese and Vernaccia di San Gimignano but also international ones such as Merlot and Chardonnay.
Toscana Bianco, Chardonnay, Prima Luce:
Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG, Cantine Guidi: 2018 Vat sample: Ferments in steel and cement. A bit flat (Anteprima 2019).
Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG, Cantine Guidi, Collezione: The one with the multicoloured label.
Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG Riserva, Cantine Guidi:
Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG Riserva, Aurea: 2016 Odd-tasting (Anteprima 2019). | 2018 13.5% Quite soft, lightly creamy with a little bit of weight if maybe lacking a little precision in terms of fruit expression (March 2021).
Toscana Rosato, Chia.Ro
Chianti Classico DOCG, Cantine Guidi: 2019 13.5% Soft dark fruit, easy to like if not the most sophisticated, reasonable depth and with wide appeal (April 2021).
Chianti Classico DOCG, San Giorgio allo Spadaio: 2017 90% Sangiovese, 5% each Malvasia Nera and Merlot.
Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva, Cantine Guidi: 2017 13.5% alc. Dark fruit with a lick of oak, smooth, round with some menthol notes (April 2021).
Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva, San Giorgio allo Spadaio: 2015 90% Sangiovese, 5% each Malvasia Nera and Merlot.
53036 Poggibonsi (SI), Italy
Tel+39 0577 936356 | www.guidi1929.com