The Carpineta Fontalpino vineyard has been owned by the CRESTI family since the 1960’s, and there are traces of the wine producing traditions dating back to the beginning of the past century in 1800.
The Winery is located in the heart of Tuscany, very close to the splendid city of Siena and the historical municipal of Castelnuovo Berardenga, in Montaperti where took place the famous battle between Siena and Florence the 4th of September 1260; the surrounding territory is rich in history.
Gioia is the oenologist and is responsible for all the production phases, from wine making to the aging, choosing the best grapes and bestowing to the whole production her own personal style. Filippo is mainly involved in the productive part and organization of the countryside and also the commercial and marketing development side of the business.
The property extends to about 80 hectares, with vines planted on about 28 hectares, sub-divided into grape types of Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and other experimental vines (Petit Verdot, Alicante etc.).
The production areas are Chianti Classico and Colli Senesi. The Chianti Classico Riserva is their top Chianti bottling, offering fantastic ability to age. Pick up some today and understand what a great Chianti should be.