Doga delle Clavule | A 250 hectare (475 acre) estate in the Morellino di Scansano DOCG region of Tuscany. It was purchased in 1999 by Elisabetta Gnudi Angelini, who also owns two estates in the neighbouring Montalcino region, namely Altesino and Caparzo. She also owns Borgo Scopeto in the Chianti Classico DOCG.
The name | ‘Doga’ has two possible meanings, either a barrel stave in Italian or a stream or creek in the local Tuscan dialect (the estate was once crossed by a stream). Clavule is a Latin term for vines.
Owner | Elisabetta Gnudi Angelini.
Vineyards | Near the Tyrrhenian coast about 20 miles (32 km) south of Grosseto. 41 hectares (101 acres) of vines. Mainly Sangiovese, plus Merlot, Alicante, Syrah and Vermentino.
Morellino di Scansano DOCG, Doga delle Clavule