Learn About the Frescobaldi Italian Winemaking Family

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There have been dozens of notable families and companies that have greatest some of the finest wines in history, but there are only a few that stood the test of time and remained as a renowned name in the winemaking industry. One of those ever-standing families is the Frescobaldi’s, an Italian family … Read more

Pomino Vinsanto DOC

The Vinsanto is produced from Chardonnay and Trebbiano grapes that are left on the vine before being removed by bunches to be hung and dried from rafters for at least 3 months. The grapes are matured and refined in large vats for 4 years, giving a wine of great fineness. Tasting Notes … Read more

Luce

Luce was the first wine that is ever produced in Montalcino by blending Sangiovese and Merlot grapes. Since Sangiovese and Merlot are both native grapes in the Tuscany region of Italy, it is common sense that combining the two grapes would produce a very flavorful Tuscan wine. The Luce wine combines the … Read more

Benefizio

The Benefizio Pomino Bianco DOC is the product of the Chardonnay grape variety harvested from the estate vineyard and fermented and matured in oak barriques for 10 months. This is an elegant, supremely distinctive cru that displays an unbelievably rich array of aromas and sensory impressions. Tasting Notes – 2008 The eye … Read more

Tenuta Frescobaldi di Castiglioni

Tenuta Frescobaldi di Castiglioni, Toscana IGT The rich, elegant Tenuta Frescobaldi di Castiglioni, is a delightful blend that marries the elegance of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot with the classic soul of Sangiovese. The estate?s iconic wine is clearly in a modern key, but holds fast to the qualities of its local terroir. … Read more

Castiglioni Chianti DOCG

Castiglioni Chianti DOCG is a blend of Sangiovese and Merlot. Recent vintages provide an expressive nose with appealing, prominent fruit and a palate of light tannins complemented by a judicious balance of alcohol and crisp acidity with an impressive and luscious finish. Thanks to its outstanding local climate, Castiglioni Chianti mirrors perfectly … Read more

Lucente

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The careful selection of ingredients that is practiced in the production of Luce wine gives Lamberto Frescobaldi, the enologist for Luce della Vite, the opportunity to take advantage of picking the best harvest of Sangiovese and Merlot for the production of Lucente, one of the most popular Tuscany wines. The composition of … Read more

Castiglioni Rosato Toscana

This blend of Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon is produced from grapes harvested from vineyards in Tenuta Castiglioni, located in the town of Montespertoli, near Florence, an area usually characterized by early ripening of its vines. This wine, providing a lovely claret-pink color, offers a vigorous palate showing a tasty array of … Read more

Luce della Vite

In 1995, the Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi family of Florence and the Robert Mondavi family of Napa Valley joined forces to achieve a common goal: to create a world class Italian wine. And thus Luce was created. “It has always been my family’s dream to return to our grandparent’s birthplace and produce world-class … Read more

Brunello di Montalcino

The Frescobaldi CastelGiocondo Brunello di Montalcino has consistently been one of the most highly acclaimed wines in Italy. 100% Sangiovese, past vintages have received high ratings, including the 2004 vintage rated the 15th Best Wine in the World by Wine Spectator and the 1997 vintage, rated as the 8th Best Wine in … Read more