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Rossi preziosi dal cuore della Toscana

The Ridolfi wines are the result of a passion and a soul that have brought together stories and generations, successfully carried on nowadays by the Peretti family that has adopted these principals. The passion for wine, nature's gift that achieves great value in the hands of man.

A gift that needs to be grown and preserved because only the pureness of its quality can restore the fullness of scents, colours and tastes. The spirit of determination, of a business that is strict in its choices and its methods, in the many phases of winemaking that are still rigorously manual.

Demanding and ambitious in its aims: to express the typicality of this land and to leave a sign of its uniqueness in the chalices of the world.

Tenuta Ridolfi

The Estate is situated in the locality of “Mercatali”, which during the 5th and 6th centuries marked the hub of a large annual market. Indeed, a three-floor section made of stone and tuff that dates back to that era is still preserved in one of the farmhouses.

It rises on the slope of a hill in the very heart of Tuscany, 300 metres above sea level near the famous “Brunello Road”. It comprises 30 hectares of land, 11.4 of which dedicated to Brunello vines, 6.5 hectares to Chianti Colli Senesi and 1 hectare to Rosso di Montalcino, plus 700 olive trees of the Correggiolo variety. 

All the Ridolfi vineyards are on the North-East slope of the Montalcino hill. The clones used are mainly suited for long ageing. Vines that are more than 15 years of age are trained with the spurred cordon system using the two bud pruning with four spurs technique. Vines planted after 2013 are trained using the simple Guyot technique. The bunches are thinned three times throughout the season: during the setting phase, the veraison phase and at the end of the ripening phase. The grapes obtained from the last thinning are used to produce Rosé Brut.

Tenuta Rocchetto

The estate lays in the centre of Tuscany – at an altitude ranging between 60 and 200 metres – in the territory of the Chianti D.O.C.G. wine, "the most classic of Italian classics" and it stretches out on 22 hectares of agricultural land of which 5 are vineyards and 11 are olive groves.

Right from ancient times, these areas have seen the development of vineyards that have yielded excellent results thanks to the particular morphology of the territory.

A vocation that the enterprise has well expressed by extolling the typicality of these plants through a special care of the vineyard and the choice of fractioned harvestings for every single parcel, estimating the typology of the soil, the exposure and the degree of maturation.