Fattoria Dianella is located in a panoramic position on the sweet rolling hills of Vinci, native town of Leonardo da Vinci. The Estate is located in the Chianti DOCG area, the most west one named “Montalbano”, one of the Chianti DOCG districts since 1932, already mentioned in an Announcement of the Grand Duke of Tuscany in 1796 as an area highly vocated for the production of smooth wines with deep flavours. The Estate has an extension of 90 hectares of which 25 hectares are vineyards placed on hilly, calcareous grounds of middle medley at an altitude of about 150 mt. on the sea level with a south, south-west exposure. The vineyards have a density of 5500 plants per hectare and a spur cordon training system.
Francesco and Veronica Passerin d’Entrèves offers a selection of products made in respect of the tradition and of the philosophy that the wine must be expression of its “terroir”. Besides the Chianti, the estate propose the “Chianti Riserva”, “Le Veglie di Neri”, “ Il Matto delle Giuncaie”, “Sereno e Nuvole” and “Dolci ricordi”, names inspired to the Novels of the writer Renato Fucini. The newly born wine is “All’Aria Aperta” a rosè made by 100% Sangiovese.
The olive-groves have an extension of about 15 hectares made by different varieties like Frantoio, Leccino, Pendolino and Moraiolo, which make the extraordinary Dianella olive oil rich of intensity and personality.