Nestled in the heart of Tuscany, Castellare di Castellina is a renowned winery that captures the essence of Italian winemaking tradition. With a commitment to quality and a deep appreciation for the land, Castellare produces exceptional wines that showcase the rich heritage of the region. In this article, we explore the captivating story and exquisite wines of Castellare.

  1. Rich History and Winemaking Tradition:

    For over four decades, Castellare di Castellina has been crafting exceptional wines that reflect the unique terroir and cultural heritage of Tuscany. The winery is steeped in history, dating back to the 10th century when it was a fortified castle. Today, Castellare upholds the traditional winemaking practices while incorporating modern techniques to produce wines that truly express the character of the land. This fusion of tradition and innovation allows Castellare to create wines of exceptional quality and finesse.

  2. Distinctive Terroir and Vineyards:

    The vineyards of Castellare are located in the Chianti Classico region, renowned for its picturesque landscapes and ideal grape-growing conditions. The unique terroir, characterised by a combination of clay, limestone, and shale soils, imparts a distinct flavour profile to the wines. Castellare carefully selects the grape varieties that thrive in these conditions, such as Sangiovetto, Malvasia Nera, Canaiolo, Sangiovese, Merlot, and Cabernet Sauvignon. The vines are meticulously tended, and the winery follows sustainable practices, respecting the balance between nature and winemaking.

  3. Signature Wines of Castellare:

    Castellare offers a diverse range of wines, each representing the epitome of craftsmanship and passion. The flagship wine, "I Sodi di San Niccolò," is a prestigious red blend that showcases the excellence of Sangiovese and other native grapes. With its intense flavours, refined tannins, and long aging potential, this wine has gained global recognition. Additionally, Castellare produces exceptional Chianti Classico wines, including the Riserva and Gran Selezione, which exemplify the distinct characteristics of the region.

  4. Winemaking Philosophy and Commitment to Quality:

    At Castellare, winemaking is a meticulous process that combines tradition, innovation, and a deep respect for the land. The winery embraces sustainable practices, nurturing the vineyards and employing eco-friendly techniques. The grapes are hand-harvested and sorted with utmost care to ensure only the finest fruit is used. Through careful fermentation and aging in oak barrels, Castellare wines acquire complexity, elegance, and a true expression of their terroir. The relentless pursuit of excellence is evident in every bottle produced, making Castellare a benchmark for quality in Italian winemaking.

Castellare di Castellina stands as a testament to the timeless allure of Italian winemaking. With a rich history, distinctive terroir, and combined with Alessandro Cellai's unwavering commitment to quality, the winery continues to captivate wine enthusiasts worldwide. By honouring tradition while embracing innovation, Castellare produces wines that are a harmonious marriage of elegance, flavours, and the authentic spirit of Tuscany.

  • 2017 Castellare I Sodi Di San Niccolo`, Rosso di Toscana IGT Italian Red Wine

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  • 2020 Castellare Canonico, Bianco di Toscana IGT Italian White Wine

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  • 2020 Castellare Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG Italian Red Wine

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  • 2021 Castellare Chianti Classico 375mL DOCG Italian Red Wine

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  • 2021 Castellare Chianti Classico DOCG Italian Red Wine

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  • 2022 Castellare Le Ginestre, Bianco di Toscana IGT Italian White Wine

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  • Castellare Grappa Di Sangioveto Italian Grappa

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