Medieval Castle Weddings in Tuscany, Tasting of Tuscan Typical Products and Wines | Castello di Oliveto
Medieval Castle Weddings in Tuscany, Tuscan Typical Products and Wine Tasting, Cooking Courses | Castello di Oliveto

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Our wines presentation of our products The Castello di Oliveto's Estate covers 1200 hectares of natural landscape. Only the most sun-exposed areas are used for vineyards, letting the sun of the Florentine hills age the grapes of traditional Tuscan varieties, including: Sangiovese, Colorino, Canaiolo, Trebbiano and Malvasia.

Much of the estate's land is left wooded to keep the original natural environment intact, positive proof of a truly sustainable agriculture. The name Oliveto, meaning olive grove in Italian, is for the historic olive tree orchards that are still on the estate. Honoring tradition, the olives are harvested by hand and brought whole to the olive press, where they become a wonderfully fragrant extra virgin olive oil. Grapes are likewise harvested strictly by hand. The entire production process takes place within the winery, from fermentation to bottling.


Paolo III

It is a wine made with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes. It is produced in barrique, small French oak barrels which enhance the different tastes and smells and given the bouquet to this round and full bodied wine. The deep and long lasting smell reminds you of vanilla, liquorice and red berry fruit. It is deeply ruby coloured with a garnet reflecting the ageing.
Alcohol:13-13,5% vol. Temperature: 16C-18C after racking. It goes well with game, braised and roasted meat. 6-8 months in bottle to rest.
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Leone X

It is made with Sangiovese grapes and a small quantity of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes grown in the best vineyard of the Oliveto Farm, and it is a wine with an elegant structure. The grapes have been selected, fermented separately and finally assembled. It has been aged in oak barrels for about 8 months and then in bottle for some months to rest. It is deeply ruby-coloured, an elegant and long lasting bouquet which reminds you of the small wild fruits and the light spices. Tannins are smooth and deep and with a long lasting taste. Alcohol: 13% vol. Temperature: 18C It goes well with red meat and cheese cheese.
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Chianti riserva

It is one of the most typical and known DOCG in Tuscany. This wine is made with Sangiovese, Colorino and a small quantity of Merlot grapes. Oliveto Chianti has a brilliant ruby red colour and an elegant and lingering aroma, evoking red berries such as black cherries and violets. This wine has a soft and balanced flavour, with extremely fine taste profile.
Maturation in wood for 24 months in 25 Hl Slavonian oak barrels. Alcohol: 13% vol. Temperature: 18C It goes well with red meat, roast meat and middle seasoned cheese.
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Grappa This valuable distillate is made with the marc full of must from Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes.
Thanks to the strict process of distillation and the accurate selection of the marc, this is a "grappa" with an unexpected freshness and fragrant scents of flowers. Its personality, its long lasting taste and elegance are really valuable.
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Vin Santo del Chianti

It is a DOC wine made with Trebbiano, Tuscan Malvasia and San Colombano grapes. Following the traditional way of producing this wine, grapes are well selected in the vineyard and left lying on typical Tuscan "cannicci" to dry for about 3-4 months. Fermentation and aging in "caratelli" takes at least 3 years. Oliveto Vin Santo is amber-coloured, with a good clearness and fluidity. It has light scent of dried figs and candied fruit which gives complexity and harmony to the wine. The taste has a good balance in sweetness, rotundity and long lasting persistence. Alcohol: 15,5-16% vol. Temperature: 16C 18C It goes well with any kind of desserts.
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Bianco IGT

It is one of the most typical and known DOCG in Tuscany. This wine is made with Sangiovese, Canaiolo and a small quantity of Merlot grapes.
Oliveto Chianti has a bright red ruby colour, a pleasant and typical smell, a dry, spiced and smooth taste. Alcohol: 12-12,5% vol. Temperature: 16C 18C It goes well with typical Tuscan soups, roast meat, middle seasoned cheese. It can be considered to be a wine which goes with all dishes.
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bianco dei papi

It is a white wine made with Chardonnay, Pinot and Vermentino grapes, produced at a controlled temperature, to avoid the loss of the flavour. Bianco dei Papi has a straw colour with a green tint, a strong and fragrant bouquet and a fresh flower and honey scent. It has an aromatic and well balanced taste. Alcohol: 12-12,5% vol. Temperature: 12C 14C It goes well with hors-d'oeuvres and fish or as an aperitif.
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This Spumante is made with Chardonnay and Pinot Bianco grapes, grown in the selected vineyard of the Fattoria Oliveto. The formation of the foam takes place in the modern autoclaves, following the Charmat method, and later it matures in the wonderful wine cellars of the Castle. Its colour is straw yellow, with a fine and persistent perlage. Its scent is elegant with leaven flavour. It has a soft, complex and persistent taste. It is very good as an aperitif and goes very well with fish and sea food.
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The name "Fattoria Oliveto" is the evidence of the old vocation in growing olive trees on the farm. At about 150 m. above sea-level, centuries old olive trees have been grown in mostly clayey soil, according to the traditional patterns or the modern monoconic plants. The varieties are the most well known in the Chianti area: Frantoio, Moraiolo, Leccino and Pendolino. The olive crop is strictly by hand, in November and December, and cold pressed within 24 hours. The peculiarity of this olive oil is the very low acidity, the dull green colour, the fruity and strong smell and the richness of fragrance.
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