Fontaleoni is an estate winery in Località Santa Maria in the north north-east of the San Gimignano region of Tuscany in Italy. It produces white wines under the Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG and Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG Riserva denominations.
Owner: Family owned. Three siblings: Mateo (agronomist and winemaker), Simona (PR, sales) and Giorgia (tastings). Their late father was well respected for his way of working. The family were originally from Le Marche, and arrived here in the 1950s.
Vineyards: 2019 In three blocks in different areas: 25ha by the winery at Loc. Santa Maria (hill crest and slopes), and 5ha by the town walls, and in the town itself.
Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG, Fontaleoni: 2018 Spritzy, zesty fruit, light, clear at the 2019 Anteprima. | 2019 Just bottled, soft and light (Anteprima 2020).
Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG, Casanuova: 2016 Fermented in stainless steel. 8m in oak. Light pear drop notes (2019 Anteprima).
Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG Riserva: From 4ha in Località Santa Maria. 2016 2,000 bottles. 18 months in oak vats. A bit simple for a Riserva (2019 Anteprima). | Estery with a hint of underlying salinity (Anteprima 2020).
Località Santa Maria 39/A
I-53037 San Gimignano (SI), Italy
Tel+39 0577 950193 | www.fontaleone.com