History

Storia delle fattorie di Donatella Cinelli Colombini
FATTORIA DEL COLLE - CASATO PRIME DONNE

Casato Prime Donne today

Casato Prime Donne lies on the hill of Montalcino, 225 metres above sea level.

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Fattoria del Colle today

336 hectares on the hills facing Montalcino and its Brunello, Chianti Classico and the area of Nobile di Montepulciano.

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2000

In 2001 and 2002 Donatella Cinelli Colombini’s wineries at Fattoria del Colle and Casato Prime Donne were inaugurated.

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Twentieth Century

The Fattoria del Colle was bought back by Livio Socini in 1919, thus bringing it back into the family after three centuries.

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Eighteenth Century

In the course of the centuries the Colle Villa was  enlarged and redecorated to suit the demands of the nobility

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Sixteenth Century

The chapel and part of the Colle Villa were built in 1592 by Claudio Socini, member of an important Sienese family of jurists and heretics.

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Middle Ages

The oldest part of the Fattoria del Colle is an underground cavern described in the XIIth and XIVth century “Decimari” as “Ermitorum S.Egidii de Querciola”.

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