Chianti Classico Award Winning Winery With Organic Vineyards For Sale
In the heart of the Chianti Classico, half an hour away from Greve in Chianti and Siena, organic wine estate with villa currently working as a highly-rated Agriturismo with cellar and vineyards (7 ha)
In the heart of the Chianti Classico, half an hour away from Greve in Chianti and Siena, organic wine estate with villa currently working as a highly-rated Agriturismo with cellar and vineyards (7 ha). The company can produce up to 49,000 bottles of wine a year of Chianti Classico DOCG, Rosso, Bianco and Rosé IGT. Organic wine estate with highly-rated Agriturismo for sale in the Chianti Classico region, in Tuscany. Just five minutes’ drive from a small town with restaurants, shops and services, the property is accessible through a tree-lined gravel road in excellent condition. Placed right in the heart of the Chianti Classico region, at an altitude of 400 m, this organic wine estate boasts an ideal microclimate for vine cultivation. Half an hour’s drive from Greve in Chianti and Siena, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, it is just one hour from Florence, Arezzo and Montepulciano, while the Tuscan Coast, with Castiglione della Pescaia and Forte dei Marmi, is less than two hours away by car.
DESCRIPTION OF BUILDINGS Currently running as Agriturismo, the main villa (385 sqm – 4,143 sqft) is split among three apartments organized as follows: - Warden’s quarter (ground floor): studio apartment with entrance, main bedroom, kitchenette and bathroom; - Apartment N°1 (ground floor): entrance, living room, kitchen, two double bedrooms, bathroom and external laundry; - Apartment N°2 (first floor): living room with loggia, dining room, kitchen, master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, double bedroom, bathroom and a few closets.
In the vicinity of the main building are located some annexes used for wine making, described as follows. - Building A (73 sqm – 785 sqft): cellar and barriques room; - Building B (95 sqm – 1,022 sqft): cellar, tool recovery, shop, toilet and loggia; - Building C (50 sqm – 538 sqft): vat-cellar; - Building D (72 sqm – 775 sqft): office room, sales room, tasting room, cellar, toilet and two storage rooms.
STATE AND FINISHING Dating back to the 18th century, the farmhouse has been tastefully renovated with high quality materials and features exposed stone facades, ceilings with wooden beams and terracotta tiles, and terracotta floors.
EXTERNAL AREAS Surrounded by a landscaped garden with elegant 13 x 5 m Infinity swimming pool and sunbathing area, the farm is completed by 12 hectares of private land with vineyards and olive grove. Current production of wine ranges around 35,000 bottles per year (with an average yield of 38 hl/ha). However, according to the Chianti Classico DOCG regulations, this yield could be increased up to a maximum of 52,5 hl/ha which would in turn lead to a significant increase of production ranging around 49,000 bottles per year. Wine is fully sold in bottles. The most part of it is exported (77%) thanks to a well-established network of customers and buyers, while the remaining quantity is either sold directly at the property (15%) or sold through hotel, restaurants and cafés (8%).
DETAILS ON WINE PRODUCTION - Surface: 7.0 hectares (5.8 ha Chianti Classico DOCG + 1.2 ha Toscana IGT) - Varieties: Sangiovese (72%), Merlot (9%), Malvasia Nera (8%), Colorino (8%) and Vermentino (3%) - Year of implant: 2000 – 2009 - Exposure: South – Southwest - Density (stump/ha) : 6,600 (0.70 x 2.20 m) - Training: free-standing bush, pruned-spur cordon - Soil composition: marlstone, clayish, sandy - Yearly production: 35.000 bottles (up to 49.000 bottles) - Established markets: Italy, Canada, China, France, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, United States and Sweden - Containers in the cellar: stainless steel tank (n°12 for total 354 hl), fiberglass tank (n°2 for total 55 hl), French oak barriques (n°70 for total 237 hl), tronconic tanks (n°2 for total 98 hl)
PRODUCED WINES AND PRICES The following wines are highly-rated and have received international awards (Decanter, Gambero Rosso, James Suckling, Slow Wine and others): - Chianti Classico DOCG (€ 14): 20,000 bottles (up to 25,500) - Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva (€ 22): 10,000 bottles (up to 15,000) - Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione (€ 38): 3,000 bottles (up to 5,000) - Rosso Toscano IGT “Merlot” (€ 29): 900 bottles (up to 1,500) - Bianco Toscano IGT “Vermentino” (€ 13): 500 bottles (up to 1,000) - Rosé Toscano IGT (€ 13): 600 bottles (up to 1,000)
USE AND POTENTIAL USES This property is the ideal solution for those who are looking to purchase a high-quality wine estate with accommodation business in the heart of the Chianti Classico region, midway between Gaiole in Chianti and Radda in Chianti. The charming villa, currently run as an Agriturismo, can be easily reworked into a private residence. The Agriturismo is currently fully operational and really appreciated by visitors and vacationers, as testified by exceptional reviews on websites like Airbnb and Tripadvisor.