The Antinori family has been making wine for over six hundred years when, in 1385, Giovanni di Piero Antinori became part dell 'Arte Fiorentina dei Vinattieri. Throughout its long history, spanning 26 generations, the family has always personally managed the business making innovative, sometimes courageous choices, always with unwavering respect for tradition and for the territory.
Today the company is headed by Albiera Antinori, with the support of the two sisters Allegra and Alessia, personally involved in the business activities. Marchese Piero Antinori is currently the Honorary President of the company. Tradition, passion and instinct have been the driving qualities that have led Marchesi Antinori to establish itself as one of the leading Italian wine producers.
Every vintage, every terroir, every idea you want to put in place is a new beginning, a new quest to raise our quality margins. As Marchese Piero loves to repeat: "ancient roots play an important role in our philosophy, but they have never held back our innovative spirit." The estates of Tuscany and Umbria, historical heritage of the family, have been added with the time investment in other areas suitable for the production of quality wines both in Italy and abroad, where they could embark on a new path of exploitation of new " terroir "high production potential.
Marchesi Antinori expresses his passion for winemaking looking for improvement increasingly thin. Why increases in continuous experiments in the vineyards and cellars with selections of native and international clones of grapes, types of crops, vineyard altitudes, fermentation methods and temperatures, traditional and modern vinification techniques, different types of timber size and age of barrels , and varying the length of refining in the bottle.
"We have shown over the years that in Tuscany and Umbria it was possible to produce quality wines, recognized internationally, they could show elegance and refinement while maintaining the character originario.La Our library has many titles, but for us is not rich enough. We have a mission that is not fully accomplished, which pushes us to express the vast potential of our vineyards and reconcile again remains to be discovered with the heritage of the Tuscan taste that includes traditional, culture, agriculture, 'artistic and literary These things represent the identity of the Marchesi Antinori, one of the greatest strengths lies in the fact of being Tuscan, or if you prefer, our' Tuscan '. " Piero Antinori
The Antinori family is part, since its foundation, the PFV, "Premum Familiae Vini", an informal association of wineries owned by a family. PFV goes beyond geographical borders and keeps a common bond: that of the vineyards properties and the production of wine as a family business to grow and improve, like a fine wine, over time.
The Rosso di Montalcino DOC, Pian delle Vigne,by Antinori is a dynamic red and elegant, harmonious and persistent. Born just a few kilometers south of Montalcino, above the Val d'Orcia, and takes its name from the historical railroad station of the nineteenth century, situated in the property.
The Chianti Classico DOCG, Tenuta Peppoli, by Antinori comes from the typical grape varieties of the area that are grown in about 50 hectares. Complex wine, well structured with a fruity character and full of aromas. Sangiovese fruity and full of vitality matured both in French oak barrels and in American oak barrels.
The Bolgheri DOC Il Bruciato, Tenuta Guado al Tasso, by Antinori is the younger brother of the Guado al Tasso, characterized by a modern and harmonious. It comes from the vineyards of the plant management is still focused on maximizing quality. Matured for at least 8 months in oak barrels and 4 months in the bottle: the result is a wine of great intensity...
The Bolgheri DOC Cont'Ugo, Tenuta Guado al Tasso, by Antinori result of a careful selection of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc vinified in steel and then aged for a year in oak barrels. It 'a wine characterized by a' more vertical approach than usual, with a slight final acidic, and a 'harmonious and complex aromas.aromaticità.
The Chianti Classico DOCG Great Selection, Badia a Passignano Estate, Antinori is produced exclusively from the best grapes of the property located in the Chianti Classico area. One of the Antinori excellence. Matured for at least 14 months in oak barrels and 16 months in the bottle: the result is a wine of great intensity, complexity and balance.
The Aleatico Sovana DOC Superior, Aldobrandesca Farm, by Antinori born at about 200 mt. a.s.l., nestled in a beautiful natural and archaeological landscape. Surprising for its intense ruby red color. Rosehip blend of notes of fresh red fruit aromas. Red enveloping mellow, velvety, with a perfect balance between sweetness and acidity.