Fattoria Casalino is an estate in Quercegrossa, a locality (‘frazione’) within the commune of Castelnuovo Berardenga in the Chianti Classico DOCG region of Tuscany, Italy. Fattoria Casalino lies alongside the SS22 (km 53/III).

OwnerCantine Bonacchi. Click the link to see their other estates in Tuscany.

Vineyards: 32ha of land of which 23ha of vines.

Terroir: 350 metres. East, south and west-facing. A mix of ‘galestro, scheletro and sasso’. Also marl, it seems.

Olive groves | Historically the main crop in the Casalino area was olives for olive oil, perhaps as far back as the time when, in the nearby town of Quercegrossa, the artist Jacopo Della Quercia was born in the 14th century. His most famous work was Fonte Gaia, in the Piazza del Campo in Siena.

Red wines

Chianti Classico DOCG, Bonacchi:  See Fattoria Casalino. | 2016 100% Sangiovese. | 2017 85% Sangiovese, 15% Merlot and Cabernet. Leafy and soft (Anteprima 2019).

Chianti Classico DOCG, Casalino2016 100% Sangiovese. 

Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva, Bonacchi2015 100% Sangiovese.

Contact

Fattoria Casalino

Loc. Quercegrossa

I-53010 Castelnuovo Berardenga (SI = Siena), Italy

Tel +39 0577.328034