On the Road with the Grape Guy

Report from : Visiting Dievole

19 Jun 2019

By the numbers …

A 600-hectare property with 100 hectares of planted vineyards and 26km of natural walking paths.  600,000 bottles are produced by Dievole – 1 million bottles produced Italy-wide..

Dievole tank room

Ownership …

Alejandro Bulgheroni – AB Family Vineyard – who owns 4 estates outside Italy: Napa, Australia and two in Bordeaux plus six spread out through the Italian regions of Chianti, Bolgheri and Montalcino.

 

Interesting Facts …

10 years ago they ripped out all their white varieties, but as of 2017 they re-started making white wine in the form of Trebbiano.

Their Gran Selezione is made from 40 year old vines located in the 8 hectare Sessina Vineyard.

The Wines … (click wine name for full review)

2016 Chianti Classico
2015 Novecento, Riserva Chianti Classico
2015 Vigna di Sessina, Gran Selezione

 

 

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