Tolaini | Winery in the commune of Castelnuovo Berardenga in the Chianti Classico DOCG region of Tuscany.

Owner | Lia Tolaini Banville [sic].

Vineyards | 2017 There were 25ha initially, but now 50ha of vines in Castelnuovo Berardenga. Lia’s Dad (Louis) wanted to make SuperTuscan wines. High density. Now have grafted some Bordeaux vines to Tuscan grapes. Andrea Paoletti consulted, also Maurizio Castelli. 2002-2017 Michel Rolland consulted.

Organics | 2017+ Working with organic consultant Ruggero Mazzilli.

Red wines

Toscana Rosso, Al Passo | 2006 30,000 bottles. | 2007 80,000 bottles. | 2009 85% Sangiovese, 15% Merlot. MLF in French oak. Funk and oxidation, volatility, baked (DWWA 2013). | 2016 One third each Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sangiovese, 

Toscana Rosso, Valdisanti | 2009 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Sangiovese, 5% Cabernet Franc. £30-59.99. TCA & green notes on the first bottle; over-ripe jammy ones on the second (DWWA 2013).

Chianti Classico DOCG Vallenuova | 2016 90% Sangiovese, 10% Merlot. | 2017 100% Sangiovese. | 2018 100% Sangiovese

Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione, Vigna Monte Bello Sette | From 2ha. Single vineyard site. | 2010 Debut. | 2013 100% Sangiovese. 100% estate wines. Fruit covered by international oak, anonymous (Collisioni 2017). USA main market. | 2014 100% Sangiovese. | 2018 100% Sangiovese.

Picconero | 2011 65% Merlot, 35% CF. Oaky and a bit stretched, extracted at Collisioni 17th July 2017.

Contact

Tolaini Società Agricola srl

SP 9 di Pievasciata, 28

I-53019 Castelnuovo Berardenga (SI = Siena), Italy

Tel+39 0577.356972 | www.tolaini.it