Azienda Agricola Fietri | Estate winery in the commune of Gaiole-in-Chianti in the Chianti Classico DOCG region of Tuscany, Italy. The estate was almost completely abandoned in the 1960s with the end of agricultural contracts of sharecropping. It was revived in the 1980s by the current owners, helped by income from the estate’s agritourism. In the 2000s new 100% Sangiovese vineyards were established, and a winery was added, the first estate bottled vintage being 2006.
Staff | Consultant (2014+): Maurizio Castelli.
Vineyards | 8 hectares (acres). The grapes come from several Fietri vineyards: Poggio Ciliegio, Vigna del Fontino, Vigna Curvone and Vigneto Fattoria.
Organic certification | 2016 First vintage with full organic certification.
Winery | Temperature-controlled cellar. Stainless steel tanks. Ageing in oak: 500-litre and 700-litre barrels, and 18hl vats.
Hic et Nunc | 50% Chardonnay (6 months in barrique) and 50% Viognier (6 months of stainless steel). From the north-east facing Linari vineyard.“Hic et Nunc”or “Here and Now” was the motto of Horace, the ancient Latin poet. A call to seize life and not to allow precious opportunities to pass by us. Such is our white wine “Hic et Nunc”: an instant of intensity.
Sangiovese IGT Rosé, Dedicato a Benedetta
Chianti Classico DOCG, Fietri | 2014 95% Sangiovese, 5% Merlot. | 2015 100% Sangiovese. | 2016 100% Sangiovese. | 2017 100% Sangiovese.
Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva | 2012 100% Sangiovese.
Toscana Rosso, Dedicato a Benedetta | 2015 100% Sangiovese.
Toscana Rosso, Alius et Idem | The name means ‘Always different yet always the same.’. Thus Horace, the Latin poet, described the Sun which with every day is reborn and renewed, yet it is always the same. Sangiovese, Merlot and Alicante Bouchet. 15 months in oak barrels. The grapes are from the Petraia and Buca delle Fate vineyards.
Vino Spumante, Kallistè | Traditional method. 95% Sangiovese, 5% Merlot.
Olive oil | 15 hectares of olive groves. Moraiolo, Frantoio and Leccino. 430–580 metres above sea level. For extra-virgin olive oil.
Aziende Agricola Fietri, I-53013 Gaiole in Chianti (SI = Siena), Italy