Fattoria di Fugnano e Bombereto | Estate winery in Località Fugnano in the San Gimignano region of Tuscany in Italy. As well as Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG white wines the estate also produces reds under the Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG.

Owner | Laura dell’Aira. She has run the estate since 1997 (aged 23), having inherited it (she was studying law at the time). Her Sicilian grandfather was the founder.

Staff | Consultant oenologist (2019): Emiliano Falsini.

Estate vineyards | 24ha of vines on a 200ha estate. Of this there are 4 hectares of white grapes for Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG (also Chardonnay), and 20 hectares of red grapes (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Sangiovese) for Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG.The vines lie on two hills facing each other across a valley. 330-340 metres asl. Mainly south-east facing. The soils comprise Pliocene deposits: yellow tufo sands and yellow clays which are often stratified with sand, aiding drainage.

Organic certification | 2019 No.

Sparkling wines

Spumante | Made from Sangiovese vinified as a white.

White wines

Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG, Da Fugnano | 2018 Rich yellow fruit, technically correct (2019 Anteprima).

Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG, Donna Gina | 2018

Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG Riserva | Do they make one?

Red wines

Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG

Donna Gina, IGT Toscana Rosso | 100% Sangiovese. Fermented in stainless steel. MLF in French oak barrels. Aged in 25hl wooden vats for 2 years.

Contact

Fattoria di Fugnano e Bombereto

Via di Fugnano, 52 – I-53037 San Gimignano (SI), Italy

Tel+39 0577 940012 | www.fattoriadifugnano.com

The average altitude of the vineyards is 350 meters above sea level and the main exposure is in the south-east. The average age of the vineyards is 20 years. The soils destined for wine production are those formed on marine Pliocene deposits and consisting of yellow Tufo sands and yellow clays which are often, in turn, stratified with sand which favors the drainage of the soil.