Fattoria Casa Sola | Estate winery and agritourism in Barberino Val d’Elsa, now Barberino Tavarnelle, in the Chianti Classico region of Tuscany, Italy. 

Owner | Giuseppe Gambaro.

Staff | Consultant Oen: Giorgio Marone.

Vineyards | 2019 30ha of vines. 330m. Sandy clay.

White wines

Toscana Bianco, Pergliamici Bianco | Pergliamici translates as ‘for friends’.

Red wines

Toscana Rosso, Pergliamici Rosso | Pergliamici translates as ‘for friends’.

Chianti Classico DOCG, Casa Sola | 2009 90% Sangiovese, 4% Canaiolo, 6% Cabernet Sauvignon. Smoky nose, with dust too, but the palate is crisper, and crunchy, with good weight and nice bright fruit, commendable lower key wine (DWWA 2013). | 2015 90% Sangiovese, 4% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Canaiolo, 2% Merlot. | 2016 A bit too ‘made’, light cherry, a bit thin, slightly dry tannin (Anteprima 2019). 

Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva, Fattoria Casa Sola | 2008 90% Sangiovese, 7% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Merlot. £15-29.99. Rich, broad and very ripe, rich and cedary, I like it, not inelegant and a good fireside wine (Bronze, DWWA 2013). | 2014 100% Sangiovese. | 2015 90% Sangiovese, 7% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Merlot. | 2016 90% Sangiovese, 7% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Merlot.

Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione, Fattoria Casa Sola | 2014 100% Sangiovese. | 2016 100% Sangiovese.

Toscana Rosso, Montarsiccio | 2007 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 10% Sangiovese. Deep, ripe Porty nose, with plenty of ripe sweet fruit on the palate, quite big, muscular and old-fashioned but an effective bruiser (Silver, DWWA 2013).

Vin Santo

Vin Santo del Chianti Classico DOC, Casa Sola | 2001 Bottled. | 2005 60% Malvasia, 40% Trebbiano. 3,000 bottles produced. | 2006 60% Malvasia, 40% Trebbiano.

Accommodation

Two former farmhouses (‘poderi’) called Montarsiccio and Ticciaia which face each other on opposite hills.

Contact

Fattoria Casa Sola

Strada di Cortine, 5

I-50021 Barberino Val d’Elsa (FI = Firenze), Italy

Tel+39 055.8075028 or mobile 334 5646964 | www.fattoriacasasola.com