La Madonnina | Winery in Greve-in-Chianti in the Chianti Classico DOCG in Tuscany. La Madonnina was bought in 1969 by the Triacca family (see Casa Vinicola Triacca for a list of their other wine interests). The family is originally from the Valtellina in Lombardy. The La Madonnina farm surrounded the former Villa Franchi, whose previous owners used it only as a hunting reserve.

Staff | Luca Triacca (an oenologist) is assisted by local oenological consultant Vittorio Fiore.

Vineyards | 100 hectares (247 acres) of vines on a 345 hectare (852 acres) estate, the largest in Greve in Chianti. It lies at an altitude of 350 metres (1,148 feet). As well as vines there is woodland, fields for crops and pasture. The vineyards are mainly Sangiovese, but Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon are also grown.

Red wines

Chianti Classico DOCG, Bello Stento | 2016 100% Sangiovese. Unoaked.

Chianti Classico DOCG, La Palaia | 2015 85% Sangiovese, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon.

Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva, La Madonnina | 2016 100% Sangiovese.

Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione, La Madonnina | 2015 100% Sangiovese.

Maremma Toscana Rosso DOC, Spadino | Sangiovese.

Toscana Rosso IGT, Il Mandorlo | Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon.

Toscana Rosso IGT, Falcinaia | Cabernet Sauvignon.


La Madonnina

Greve in Chianti (SI = Siena), Italy