Wines

Lanciola

Tuscany (Chianti)

Lanciola

Azienda Agricola Lanciola is situated just outside of Florence on the rolling hills of Impruneta, near Pozzolatico, in the “Colli Fiorentini” production area.  It isimmersed in the tuscan countryside among olive-groves, cypress trees and vineyards. The estate totals 80 hectares, 40 hectares of which are planted to vine, with the remainder devoted to olive-groves.  The estate has enjoyed an illustrious past: in Medicean times, it belonged to the noble Ricci family.  These owners were responsible for setting up the estate’s early farming and winemaking activities. The goal of the present owners, the Guarnieri family, has been to been to maximize the use of the land.

The estate’s vineyards, formerly called “Terre dei Ricci”, now produce ‘‘Terricci”.  This wine is an IGT (Indicazione Geografica Tipica) red table wine made principally from large berry Sangiovese Grosso and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes.  The estate also makes “Ricciobianco “, a Chardonnay based white wine, Chianti Colli Fiorentini, Vinsanto, “‘Riccionero”, which is 100% Pinot Noir, and a top quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

In Greve, in the heart of the Chianti Classico area, the Azienda Agricola Lanciola owns 14 hectares, 10 of which are devoted to specialized vineyards with optimum south-west exposure, on particularly favorable soil, at an altitude of approximately 300 meters. In addition to Sangiovese, the vineyards are planted to Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Canaiolo and Colorino grapes.

Lanciola