Ambrogio e Giovanni Folonari Tenute




Tasting: Intense fruity aroma, with soft herbaceous notes. Great balance and low acidity.

The Field

Production area: the olive groves are located in the municipality of Greve in Chianti (Florence) Extension: 24 ha
Terrain slope: 15-20%
Altitude: 250-320 MSL
Soil type: clay loam with and presence of grain greater than 2 mm
Age of the plants: 25-50 years

Terra tenuta Tenuta di Nozzole

The Olives

Cultivars: 46% Frantoio, 34% Moraiolo, 10% Leccino, 10% Correggiolo
Olive production: 90 quintals
Oil yield: about 13.5%

Olive tenuta Tenuta di Nozzole

The Mill

Olive harvest: done manually with the aid of pneumatic tools between the last ten days of
October and the first ten days of November
Olive oil extraction: the olives are stored in 18-20 kg crates waiting to be pressed; time limit between harvest and pressing about 24 h.

Mill tenuta Tenuta di Nozzole

La Tenuta di Nozzole

The Chianti Classico wines of Tenuta di Nozzole are all made from 100% Sangiovese grapes and differ from each other according to the barrels used in the aging step.