The freshly harvested grapes to produce Toscana Rosso “Tenuta Frescobaldi di Castiglioni” Frescobaldi were destemmed and fermented with natural yeasts in temperature controlled tanks, during which light pump-overs were carried out. Once the alcoholic fermentation was complete, malolactic fermentation took place and Toscana Rosso “Tenuta Frescobaldi di Castiglioni” Frescobaldi was aged in barriques for a 12 month period.
Tenuta Castiglioni is situated in the gentle hills of Val di Pesa. The richness of the weather and the terroir is expressed in the structure of the wines, due to the symbiosis between the soil, the mild climate and the afternoon breezes from the Tyrrhenian Sea. The grapes for this wine are grown in a vineyard where the soils are made up of calcareous clay which is rich in stone.
Frescobaldi is s Florentine family with thirty generations dedicated to the production of great wines across six Tuscan estates. Their style brings together tradition and innovation. With the goal of being the most prestigious Tuscan wine producer, Frescobaldi firmly believes in respecting the local land while focusing on the highest quality grapes for its wines. They own over 1,000 hectares of vineyard, all located in excellent areas for the production of fine wines. Directly managed by its family members, the Frescobaldi name is deeply connected with the history of art, culture, trade, finance and wine in Italy. Gambero Rosso awarded them with the prestigious ‘Tre Bicchieri Winery of the Year Award 2020’, in recognition of its uncompromising commitment to quality and innovation.