Fattoria di Pietrafitta | Historic San Gimignano estate whose first wines in the modern era were made by the then owner, and countess, who helped develop what became the Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOC (later Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG). 

Estate vineyards | 2012 40ha, of which 20ha Vernaccia. Medio impasto, sand and clay. 200-220 metres. Guyot. 3,300 vines/ha.

White wines

Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG, Fattoria di Pietrafitta | 1974 Bright gold, ready, bit like old Bordeaux Semillon but with (even) less acid; creamy, some tartrates, mid-dry finish at the Vernaccia Vintage tasting Monday 14 Feb 2005. | 1975 Lovely bright colour, very much alive, plenty of clean fruit and mineral, some honey and butter too, fino sherry nose which was not unpleasant the Vernaccia Vintage tasting Monday 14 Feb 2005. | 1987 Mid-deep gold, drying out at the Vernaccia Vintage tasting Monday 14 Feb 2005. | 2012 80% machine picked, 20% hand. Competently made, ripe at the Vernaccia Anteprima 17 Feb 2013.

Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG, Borghetto | 2012 A selection. 90% Vernaccia, 10% Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. Cool and citric at the Vernaccia Anteprima 17 Feb 2013.

Vernaccia di San Gimignano Riserva, La Costa | 2011 100% Vernaccia. BF. Oaky and whisky-like at the Vernaccia Anteprima 17 Feb 2013.

Pink wines

Rosato di San Gimignano DOC, Fattoria di Pietrafitta

Red wines

Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG, Fattoria di Pietrafitta

Toscana Rosso IGT, Campidonne

Rosso di San Gimignano DOC, La Sughera

Vin Santo

Vin Santo di San Gimignano DOC | 2001 16.5% alc.

Contact

Fattoria di Pietrafitta

Loc. Cortennano 54, I-53037 San Gimignano (SI = Siena), Italy

Tel+39 0577.943200 | www.pietrafitta.com