Monte Bernardi

Producing wines with the greatest expression of the local terroir, ultimate quality, and a harmony between our land and the environment.

About the winery
Monte Bernardi is situated in Panzano in Chianti, a small village in the heart of the Chianti Classico, Tuscany’s original winemaking region. Producing wines with the greatest expression of the local terroir, ultimate quality, and a harmony between our land and the environment.

Learn more about Monte Bernardi and their facilities at:

http://www.montebernardi.com/

Location

Tuscany

Opening Hours
Monday: 09:00 - 17:00Tuesday: 09:00 - 17:00Wednesday: 09:00 - 17:00Thursday: 09:00 - 17:00Friday: 09:00 - 17:00Saturday: ClosedSunday: Closed
Summer Hours
Monday: 10:00 - 18:00Tuesday: 10:00 - 18:00Wednesday: 10:00 - 18:00Thursday: 10:00 - 18:00Friday: 10:00 - 18:00Saturday: 10:00 - 18:00Sunday: Closed
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Accommodation
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Tastings
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Tours
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Restaurant
No
Events / Weddings
No
Languages
English, French, German, Italian
Children friendly
No
Region
Tuscany
Country
Italy
Organic
No
Wines produced
Retromarcia Chianti Classico, Monte Bernardi Chianti Classico Riserva , Sa'etta Chianti Classico Riserva , Tzingarella IGT, Tzingana IGT, Monte Bernardi Rosé IGT
Grape varieties
Malvasia, TrebbianoCabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Sangiovese
History & Geography
The estate name, Monte Bernardi, dates back to 1085. The vineyards are comprised of a third of which is over 40 years old, a third over 13 years and a third under 10 years, with the first wine produced in 1992. Previously the grapes were sold to neighboring farms. The Schmelzer family purchased Monte Bernardi in 2003 and has since invested great amounts of time, love and money in the vineyards, the winery and villa. The Monte Bernardi estate extends over 53 hectares (130 acres), of which 9.5 hectares (23.5 acres) are vineyards of an average age of over 40 years. The vineyards are situated in the hilly, southern-most region of Panzano, an area that has been acknowledged as one of the Grand Cru of Chianti Classico.The vines are planted on a soil of a high rock content mixture, which depending on the vineyard, consists of shale (Galestro), sandstone (Arenaria) and limestone (Alberese). The vineyards are perfectly situated - standing at an altitude of 350 meters above sea level, surrounded
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