(La) Conca D’Oro, name given to an area in Panzano-in-Chianti, a locality (‘frazione’) in the far south of Greve-in-Chianti, on the west (left) bank of the Greve river. Vineyards in the Conca d’Oro (Golden Basin or Bowl) lie at altitudes of between 300-450 metres, whereas the majority of the vineyards in Greve, especially those along the river Greve which traverses the entire village from north to south, are at around 200-350 metres.

Soil | The soil comprises galestro mixed with sand and chalk.

Not to be confused with | The Concadoro winery in Castellina-in-Chianti.

Bibliography

Alessandro Masnaghetti, I Cru di Enogea, Chianti Classico (Alessandro Masnaghetti Editore, first edition July 2014).

Alessandro Masnaghetti, I Cru di Enogea, Chianti Classico (Alessandro Masnaghetti Editore, third edition February 2018).

Bill Nesto MW & Frances Di Savino, Chianti Classico, the Search for Tuscany’s Noblest Wine, (University of California Press, 2016), pp99, 115.

Burton Anderson, The Wine Atlas of Italy (Mitchell Beazley, London, 1990).

David Gleave, The Wines of Italy (Salamander Books, London, 1989).

Oxford Companion to Wine 4th edition ed. Jancis Robinson MW and Julia Harding MW (Oxford University Press, 2015).