Tracolle is a winery in Tavarnelle Val di Pesa in the Chianti Classico DOCG of Tuscany, Italy.

Owner: The domaine belonged to the Abbey (‘badia’) of Passignano. In 1985 the Broggi family (Anita Broggi) bought it. They put the estate up for sale in Easter 2005.

Staff: Manager: Ernst Thomann (Born in South Africa, speaks English, Swiss citizen, married an Italian).

Vineyards: 2.6ha of Sangiovese, Malvasia, Trebbiano Toscano. 2,750 vines/ha and trained 1.7m high. Vines planted in 1971 and 1983 at 350-500m on two sites.

Viticulture: Fungals are treated with copper sulphate, sulphur, algae, and BT.

Organic Certification1988 First vintage with full organic certification.

Pink wines

Rosato1998 Colli della Toscana Centrale Rosato IGT. Debut vintage.

Red wines

Chianti Classico DOCG, Tracolle1997 Thick, ripe style of fruit. | 1998 Drought-affected vintage.

Other crops: 7.4ha of olives (affected by frost in December 1996). 5ha of pasture and 47ha of woodland.


Azienda Agricola Tracolle

Strada per Greve, 5

Loc. Badia di Passignano

Sambuca Val di Pesa, I-50028 Tavarnelle Val di Pesa (FI = Firenze), Italy

Tel+39 055 8071234