Carobbio is an estate winery in Panzano in Chianti, a locality (‘frazione’) in the commune of Greve-in-Chianti in the Chianti Classico DOCG region of Tuscany. Red wines are made under the Chianti Classico DOCG.
Owner: In 1986 it was acquired by Carlo Novarese.
Staff: Consultant oenologist: Gabriella Tani.
Vineyards: On the border between the provinces of Siena (south) and Florence (north). | 2019 16ha hectares of vines. 320-410 metres. Clay in the lower lying areas near the Pesa river), and sandstone, galestro and alberese in the higher elevations.
Organic certification: 2019 No.
Chianti Classico DOCG, Carobbio: 2015 100% Sangiovese. | 2016 100% Sangiovese.
Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva, Carobbio: 1999 Bottled. | 2014 100% Sangiovese. Ferments in stainless steel. Racked to 2nd fill barrels and botti with MLF in oak. Very clear fruit, well-weighted and well put together (Anteprima 2019).
Toscana IGT, Pietraforte: Named after the ‘pietraforte‘ soil type typical of Panzano in Chianti. | 2014 100% Cabernet Sauvignon.
Toscana IGT, Leone del Carobbio
Toscana IGT, Magaldo: 2015 100% Merlot.
Via San Martino a Cecione, 26
I-50022 Panzano in Chianti (SI = Siena), Italy
Tel+39 055.8560133 | www.carobbiowine.com