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

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.