Chianti Classico, Tuscany - Italy
Castello di Gabbiano is in the heart of Chianti, Tuscany, and the gentle slopes of the hills between Florence and Siena are straddled by ancient hamlets and solitary parish churches. The first historical references to Gabbiano date from the 11th century, when work began on the square tower, which was built to defend one of the most important communication routes between Florence and Siena.
A land of ancient traditions, settled by civilisations in the most remote of times, even before the Etruscans – of which there is much evidence – and later occupied by the Romans.
Today, this land is considered particularly suitable for the production of high quality wine, and has been intensively cultivated from time immemorial, due to its favourable climatic and environmental conditions.
Just as current techniques of wine production in the vineyard ensure the highest quality of the grape, the use of the most modern technologies in the cellar makes the superior quality of the wines possible. Castello di Gabbiano stands as proof that the future of the production of ancient wines lies in its capacity to balance tradition and innovation.