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Silvionardi Winery is located in Tuscany, the land known as Montecino, 40 kilometers south of Siena.
Its land is bordered by the villages of Orcia, Asso, and Ombrone, forming an approximately annular outline, 16 km in diameter, and covers an area of 24,000 hectares. Perched on a picturesque hill at an altitude of 564 meters above sea level, Montecino retains the charm of an old medieval village.
Silvionardi Estate is a beautifully landscaped estate with 36 undeveloped vineyard lands. The vineyards straddle the central hilly terrain of Montecino to the east and west, and its altitude ranges from 140 to 480 meters. Distributed in three different states in three main areas: Casa le Della Posco in the west, where the winery is headquartered, Manacchiara and Chromba Oro, both in the east of Montalcino 375 meters above sea level.
The cultivation of Sangiovese is a tradition in the estate and is grown on almost all estate land. However, 8 of the 80 hectares are planted with other grapes, from the most traditional grapes like Colorino to international varieties like Merlot, Syrah, and Petit Verdot. The average age of the vineyards is around 20 years old; the density of the oldest vineyards is around 2,200 plants per hectare, while the thickness of the emerging vineyards is about 5,200 plants per hectare.
The soil comprises clay, and the base material is a sandy and muddy interlayer. The terraced fields near Casa le Della Posco may be the source of rivers and tectonic structures. The geology is shallow, but very little icy soil covers it. The grounds of the Manakiara region are covered with clay, siltstone marl with a calcareous base, and quartz sandstone. The land is not deep but has a suitable structural distribution, moderate slope, and minimal soil erosion.
Sangiovese is a red Italian wine grape variety that derives its name from the Latin sanguis Jovis, "the blood of Jupiter". Though it is the grape of most of central Italy from Romagna down to Lazio (the most widespread grape in Tuscany), Campania, and Sicily, outside Italy it is most famous as the only component of Brunello di Montalcino and Rosso di Montalcino and the main component of the blends Chianti, Carmignano, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and Morellino di Scansano, although it can also be used to make varietal wines such as Sangiovese di Romagna and the modern "Super Tuscan" wines like Tignanello.
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Chianti wines from Tuscany are inexpensive and very famous. In 1984, Conti wine was included in the list of only 5 DOCG producing regions in Italy. Wines produced in the eight sub-regions of the Chianti DOCG region can all be labeled "Chianti DOCG", but it is worth noting that these wines must use Sangiovese as the leading wine grape. According to different brewing methods, Conti wine presents different styles to people.
In the past, Italian restaurants worldwide used Chianti's straw-basket wine as decoration; these wines are just ordinary goods. Tuscany has seen a wine renaissance in the past ten or twenty years. The wines of all producing regions have improved in quality, and it is the most innovative region in Italy – not only brave to try new grapes but also to explore new ones. Production area. Tuscany proved that Italy could also brew Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot of the world's best. In the coastal Maremma, excellent production areas have been developed, and the traditional Sangiovese grape has also made significant progress. It's been fascinating to see Tuscany's overall great leap forward over the past decade.