Cantine Guidi is a winery in Poggibonsi in Tuscany, Italy. It makes Chianti Classico DOCG and Chianti DOCG reds, and Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG whites.

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.

Vineyards in San Gimignano: 20ha of vines in Località Castagnolo and Località Montauto. Of this, 10ha is Vernaccia di San Gimignano.

Vineyards in Chianti Classico & Chianti DOCG17ha in San Donato in Poggio (in Barberino Val d’Elsa). This includes 8ha of Chianti DOCG, and 4ha of Merlot and Chardonnay.

White wines

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).

Pink wines

Toscana Rosato, Chia.Ro

Red wines

Chianti DOCG

Chianti Classico DOCG, Cantine Guidi2019 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 Spadaio2017 90% Sangiovese, 5% each Malvasia Nera and Merlot.

Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva, Cantine Guidi2017 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 Spadaio2015 90% Sangiovese, 5% each Malvasia Nera and Merlot.

Contact

Cantine Guidi

Via Liguria

53036 Poggibonsi (SI), Italy

Tel+39 0577 936356 | www.guidi1929.com