Fattoria del Colle

A Winery for Chianti and DOC Orcia

Fattoria del Colle is located between the Chianti and Doc Orcia Of its 336 hectares, 17 are vineyards and 6 olive groves. Among the varieties grown here is the old forgotten and abandoned 'Foglia Tonda' rediscovered and appreciated after more than a century by Donatella Cinelli Colombini.

The other vineyards boast Chianti Superiore Docg, Cenerentola and Leone Rosso - both Doc Orcia; Il Drago and Le Otto Colombe Tuscan Igt; Vinsanto Doc Chianti, Dessert wine of Traminer grapes as well as extra virgin olive oil Dop Terre di Siena in monocultivars of Corregiolo (frantoio) and Moraiolo.

The Fattoria del Colle's picturesque winery is in the XVI's century villa cellars by a medieval hermitage currently used to store the older bottles of Brunello di Montalcino. A walk past stone walls, arches and French oak barrels takes one to the stairs that lead to the Vin Santo attics.

The 'Tinaia' with its view over a breath-taking view of the Crete Senesi, is equipped with stainless steel temperature controlled vats. It has recently been provided with photovoltaic panels for the production of electricity.