Terra di Seta | Organic estate in Vagliaglia locality (‘frazione’) in the commune of Castelnuovo Berardenga in the Chianti Classico DOCG region of Tuscany, Italy.

Owners | The Della Seta-Pellegrini family: Maria Pellegrini and Daniele della Seta. They bought the estate in 2000 and went organic immediately.

Staff | Agronomist: Ruggero Mazzilli. Oenologist: Enrico Paternoster.

Vineyards | 15 hectares of land of which 7.5 hectares are vines. 450-480 metres.

Organic certification | 2003 First vintage with full organic certification.

Polyculture | Olive trees, honey.

Kosher wines | All the wines are certified kosher from the 2008 vintage onwards.

Red wines

Chianti Classico DOCG, Terra di Seta | 2015 95% Sangiovese, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. Well made. No need for the Cabernet, Sangiovese good enough on its own at the Chianti Classico Anteprima February 2018. | 2018 100% Sangiovese.

Chianti Classico DOCG, Vigna del Pozzo | A 100% Sangiovese single vineyard wine. 

Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva, Terra di Seta | 2013 13.5%. 100% Sangiovese. Barrel aged (225- and 500-litres). Well made, savoury (Anteprima 2018). Nice primary red fruit, good old style Chianti Classico with appealing sour cherry crunch (Chianti Classico Boot Camp 2018). | 2015 100% Sangiovese.

Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva, Guardo Giro | 2016 100% Sangiovese.

Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione, Assai | A cru. 2 hectares. Varied soil of galestro, macigno. | 2013 100% Sangiovese. Bit warm but plenty of fruit (Anteprima 2018). | 2015 100% Sangiovese.

Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione, Ermo Colle | 2016 100% Sangiovese.

Bibliography

Chianti Classico Anteprima 2018, Stazione Leopolda, Florence on Monday 12th February.

Chianti Classico Anteprima 2019, Stazione Leopolda, Florence on Monday 11th February. 

Contact

Azienda Agricola Le Mafie di Maria Pellegrini

SP9 No.52 Vagliagli

I-53010 Castelnuovo Berardenga (SI = Siena), Italy

Tel+39 0577 322428 | www.terradiseta.it