Combination of Two Wineries in Montalcino
Tenute Silvio Nardi Winery is a combination of two estates, namely Casale Del Bosco in the east of Montalcino, a beautiful town in the Tuscan countryside, and Manachiara to the west. Dotted by beautiful landscapes, the vineyards of these two wineries are panoramically stretched over a land of 80 hectares in the Brunello Region of Siena province. The history of Casale Del Bosco dates back to the 17th century and in 1950 it was purchased by Silvio Nardi. Later, in 1962, Silvio Nardi purchased another winery – Manachiara. At present, Emilia is the general manager of the company, Emanuele is an expert winemaker of the winery and Mario handles all the wine production processes in the cellar.
Perfect Soil Conditions for Great Wines
Surrounded by charming countryside, these two wineries consist of 36 vineyards in total, each of them, is packed with specific soil characteristics, containing essential macro and micro elements in the right amount. The oldest vineyards have a density of about 2200 grape plants per hectare. Some of the best wines produced by these two wineries are Rosso di Montalcino, IGT Toscana, Brunello DOC, Brunello Vigneto Poggio Doria, Chianti Colli Senesi, and Vin Santo.
The King Grape of Tuscany, Sangiovese
Although the winery produces various types of grapes, but the primary grape variety cultivated by Tenute Silvio Nardi is fruity Sangiovese. Some international vines the estate produces are high-quality Merlot, Petit Verdot, Syrah, and traditional Colorino. The company practices traditional training methods of manual picking of the grapes and only the best bunches of grapes is moved to the cellar in 30kg ventilated boxes for further vinification.