Villa Spoiano | Organic estate winery in the commune of Tavarnelle Val di Pesa in Tuscany, Italy. Wines are bottled under the Chianti Classico DOCG, the Chianti Colli Fiorentini DOCG, the Colli della Toscana Centrale IGT, and the Vin Santo del Chianti DOC.

Owner | Mr Jan Karel and Susi Wäspi (Swiss).

Vineyards | Villa Spoiano is situated in the middle of the Chianti region, in the hills between Florence and Siena (340 metres a.s.l.). The estate covers 76 hectares of land, of which 20ha are olive groves, 20ha are vineyards and 12ha are arable. The warmest sites are planted with Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Cabernet and Syrah vines. Soils vary from stony to sandy (tufo). In the cooler areas to the west Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Merlot are grown, on sandy terrain.

Organic certification | 1993 Organics practices are adopted. | 2002 17ha + 1ha (C2) Suolo e Salute (Millésime Bio 2003). | 2003 17ha Suolo e Salute (Millésime Bio 2004). | 2008 21ha Suolo e Salute (Millésime Bio 2009). | 2018 Still certified organic.

White wines

IGT Toscana Bianco, Sauvignon Blanc

Pink wines

IGT Colli della Toscana Centrale Rosato | Sangiovese and Canaiolo.

Red wines

Chianti Colli Fiorentini DOCG, Bacio | Sangiovese, Merlot. Aged in 500-litre oak tonneaux.

Chianti Classico DOCG, Le Querciole | Sangiovese.

IGT Toscana Rosso, Cabernet Sauvignon

IGT Toscana Rosso, Merlot | 2001 Plummy, slightly sweaty at Millésime Bio Jan 2003.

IGT Toscana Rosso, Syrah

IGT Toscana Rosso, Sotto La Villa | Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon. 24m in barrels.

Vin Santo

Vin Santo del Chianti DOC1996 Trebbiano Toscano, Malvasia Bianca Lunga Toscana. Decent maderised style with sweetness and some unripe harsh elements at Millesime Bio Jan 2003.

Contact

Fattoria Villa Spoiano

Strada di Spoiano, 2

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

Tel+39 055.8077313 | www.villaspoiano.com | www.toscanaholidays.com