EXPLORE THE ANTINORI FAMILY ESTATES
HOME TO THE MOST INFLUENTIAL WINES IN ITALIAN HISTORY
The estate embodies the heart and soul of the Antinori philosophy. It is here, in this agricultural paradise, where the Antinori family pursues its endless quest to find the unexpressed potential in the vineyards and reconcile it with the ancient alchemy between grape variety, geological conditions, climate, and human hands.
The Tignanello estate is situated in the heart of Chianti Classico, on the gently sloping hills between the Greve and Pesa Valleys. This is the home of Solaia and Tignanello, heralded by the international press as being “among the most influential wines in the Italian history of winegrowing.”
BADIA A PASSIGNANO
OVER 1,000 YEARS OF WINE PRODUCTION IN THE HEART OF CHIANTI CLASSICO
Renowned for wine production since the Middle Ages, Badia a Passignano is one of the most prestigious estates in Chianti Classico and dedicated to a single wine of the same name carrying the highest level of classification in Chianti Classico; Chianti Classico Gran Selezione.
The vineyards grow at an altitude of approximately 300 meters (984 feet) above sea level on soils rich in limestone with a fair amount of clay. The wine is aged in the historic cellars under the Badia (abbey) of Passignano that dates back to the 10th century.
A TRADITIONALLY MADE ESTATE WINE WITH THE EXEMPLARY AROMAS, FRESHNESS AND PURITY OF A CHIANTI CLASSICO
The Pèppoli estate is located 5 kilometers north east of the Tenuta Tignanello estate with a total area of 100 hectares (247 acres) of which 50 hectares (123 acres) are planted with vineyards and is home to Pèppoli Chianti Classico DOCG.
Antinori introduced Pèppoli in 1988 with the 1985 vintage. The Pèppoli vineyards produce a Chianti Classico that is a blend made from Sangiovese grapes and complementary varieties; Pèppoli is recognized and appreciated for the full expression of its fruit. A wine that represents the Chianti Classico territory and its historic grape variety with typical floral and fruity aromas.
ANTINORI NEL CHIANTI CLASSICO
A SYMBOL OF THE FAMILY’S BOND TO ITS ANCESTRAL LAND
A story that began in 1385 and continues with a new winery, Antinori nel Chianti Classico, inaugurated in 2012. This new chapter affirms the historical bond between the Antinori family and their ancestral territory in Chianti Classico. The winery was built entirely with locally sourced materials, respectful of the surrounding environment and the harmonious Tuscan landscape. It represents an important milestone in the history of the Antinori family and links the past, present and future.
CASTELLO DELLA SALA
PRODUCING ITALY’S BEST WHITE WINES FROM HISTORICAL VINEYARDS IN UMBRIA
Castello della Sala is located in the Umbria region, not far from the Tuscan border, about 11 miles from the historic city of Orvieto. The huge medieval castle on the property that extends over the gentle hills is typical of the region’s breathtaking landscape.
These vineyards produce Italy’s most prized and awarded white wine, made for extensive aging – Cervaro della Sala.
TENUTA GUADO AL TASSO
A TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE IN BOLGHERI, TUSCANY’S NEW FRONTIER
Situated on the Tuscan coast just 60 miles southwest of Florence, the Guado al Tasso estate lies in the small, prestigious Bolgheri DOC appellation — much heralded in the world of winemaking. The property came to the Antinori family through marriage in the 1930’s and the property has been dedicated to viticulture excellence on an international level ever since.
The flagship wine of the estate, also called Guado al Tasso, is a blend of primarily Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot with a small amount of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.
PIAN DELLE VIGNE
MARCHESE PIERO ANTINORI’S TRADITIONAL EXPRESSION OF THE REVERED BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO
The Pian delle Vigne estate is located just three and a half miles south of Montalcino, the hilltop fortress town famous for its exceptional and much revered Brunello di Montalcino.
The Pian delle Vigne estate takes its name from a 19th century railway station on the property, which is still in use today. The estate is planted entirely with Sangiovese which, from Montalcino, is internationally admired as “Brunello” or “the big dark one.”
A COLLECTION OF WINES INSPIRED BY TUSCAN TRADITION AND THE INNOVATIVE SPIRIT OF MARCHESI ANTINORI FROM THE FAMILY-OWNED VINEYARDS
Villa Antinori was first of all an idea, a plan that envisioned the winemaking process: research and development on one side and historical heritage on the other. Villa Antinori is an important cornerstone as its name is associated with over 100 years of history. At the same time it represents ongoing progress. The one essential principle is continuous research for increasingly higher quality standards.
A TALE OF TWO VINEYARDS: BLENDING HISTORY AND INNOVATION IN MONTEPULCIANO AND CORTONA
La Braccesca embodies the two spirits of this unique territory and celebrates the encounter of the history and tradition of the Nobile di Montepulciano and its ancient variety, the Sangiovese, with the modern innovation of the Syrah in Cortona.
A FAITHFUL REFLECTION OF THE TUSCAN MAREMMA REGION THROUGH WINES THAT EXPRESS BOTH POWER AND ELEGANCE
The Le Mortelle estate is located in the Tuscan Maremma near the Southwest coast of Tuscany. The estate has belonged to the Antinori family since 1999 with the firm conviction that the area, at the time just emerging into prominence of Italian wine, has significant potential for the production of high quality wine. The estate is mostly dedicated to Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and a small quote of Carménère to best express the character of this unique terroir.
A PEARL IN THE HIGHLY VOCATED PIEDMONT TERRITORY
The Prunotto estate is located in Alba, the most important city in the Langhe area halfway between Barbaresco and Barolo on the right side of the Tanaro river, on gentle plains surrounded by vineyards in the Langhe and Roero territories. Alba’s surrounding landscapes are captivating. The natural beauty of the gently rolling hills alternate with small sloping valleys covered by rows of meticulously cultivated vineyards.
The Antinori family, charmed by such rich natural beauty, unique vineyards and soils, decided to invest time and energy in this terroir, confident that their efforts would make Prunotto what it is today, one of the most important winemaking estates in the Piedmont region.
LEADING A MODERN RENAISSANCE OF ITALIAN WINE IN PUGLIA
Puglia is a land of warm sea breezes, volcanic soils, and scarce rainfall in the southern “heel” of Italy. It’s here that Tormaresca, “tower by the sea,” named for the region’s ancient seaside towers, was created by the Antinori family in 1998 to add a new dimension to Italy’s world-class wine landscape.
Tormaresca is the only producer with estate wines and vineyards in both of Puglia’s elite winegrowing regions; Salento and Castel del Monte DOC, and takes pride in the expression of rich native varietals, while also showcasing the region’s terroir through international varietals.
ANTICA NAPA VALLEY
ANTINORI IN CALIFORNIA: ELEGANT WINES WITH AN ITALIAN SOUL AND THE PURITY OF NAPA VALLEY’S TERROIR
Antica is a symbol for Antinori California and represents the Antinori family’s longstanding desire to produce wines with personality and style in the Napa Valley. The estate is located high in the eastern mountains of Napa Valley in the Atlas Peak AVA, uniquely situated at an altitude of 1,800 feet above sea level.
The family first invested in the area during the mid-1980s out of their love for the region and desire to discover different terroirs from around the world.
HARAS DE PIRQUE
ICONIC CHILEAN STYLE BLENDED WITH ITALIAN PASSION
Haras De Pirque represents Marchesi Antinori’s desire to produce high quality organic wines that are able to express Chile’s winemaking potential while advancing the Maipo Valley’s extraordinary terroir.
Nestled in the Chilean foothills of the Andes in the heart of the Maipo Valley, the Haras de Pirque‘s 100 hectares (247 acres) are planted with international varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Sauvignon Blanc. These vines are able to find a new expression in this territory, alongside local varieties such as Carménère, one of the most representative Chilean grape varieties. Sustainable practices and environmental responsibility are core vineyard management philosophies.