Il Lebbio is an estate winery in Località San Benedetto in the San Gimignano region of Tuscany in Italy. White wine is made under the Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG. I was told at the 2019 Anteprima that most of the grapes are sold or the wine is sold mainly in bulk. Only a small proportion is estate bottled.

Owners: Niccolini brothers.

Vineyards: 2019 32ha of vines in Località San Benedetto, near the winery (all within a 2km radius) and mainly estate owned, with some rented vines too.

White wines

Malvasia: 2001 Malvasia.

Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG, Il Lebbio: 2018 20,000 bottles. 100% stainless steel. Simple pineapply fruit (2019 Anteprima).

Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG, Tropiè | 2017 4,000 bottles. A vineyard selection. Ten per cent is barrel fermented with lees stirring. 4,000 bottles. Simple, light, easy (2019 Anteprima).

Red wines

Cicogio: Ciliegiolo, Colorino, Sangiovese.

Grottoni: 2001 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Montepulciano, 20% Merlot.

Polito: 1999 Sangiovese, Colorino.

 

Olives2019 800 olive trees.

Contact

Il Lebbio

Località San Benedetto

11C – I-53037 San Gimignano (SI), Italy

Tel+39 0577 944725 | www.ilebbio.it