Contucci

The Contucci family is one of the oldest in Montepulciano (Tuscany), a tradition that begins in the year 1008

Location

Tuscany

About the winery

Their farm holding area extends over 170 hectares, of which 22,5 are cultivated vineyards. The vineyards, consist only of native vines, and are grown by the Spurred Cordon techniques with a density of around 4,000/5,000 plants per hectare, that yield 58/60 quintals per hectare that allow the growth of excellent quality grapes. The agronomic operations are carried out with the maximum respect for the environment; the fertilization and thinning out of the bunches is done according to necessity, the harvest is done manually, in boxes and with various stages for the selection of the bunches. In the historic cellars, dating from the XIII cent., all CONTUCCI’s wines are aged in French and Slavonian oak barrels (between 800 and 2.500 litters).

Learn more about Contucci and their facilities at:

http://www.contucci.it

Location

Tuscany

Opening Hours

Monday-Friday:10:00 - 18:00

Saturday:10:00 - 18:00

Sunday:10:00 - 18:00

Summer Hours

Monday-Friday:10:00 - 19:00

Saturday:10:00 - 19:00

Sunday:10:00 - 19:00

Cellar door / shop
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Accommodation
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Tastings
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Tours
Yes - see more
Restaurant
No
Events / Weddings
No
Languages
English, French, German
Children friendly
Yes
Disabled access
Yes
Region
Tuscany
Country
Italy
Wines produced

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano , Vino Nobile di Montepulciano “cru” Pietra Rossa , Vino Nobile di Montepulciano “cru” Mulinvecchio , Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva , Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Palazzo Contucci, Rosso di Montepulciano , Vin Santo di Montepulciano, Bianco della Contessa

Grape varieties

Malvasia, Trebbiano

Sangiovese

Location

Tuscany

History & Geography

The Contucci family is one of the oldest in Montepulciano, it is certainly among those who have a residence here: in fact they have lived here continually since the XI century. Prior to the Renaissance they started cultivating vines and still continue today, to make Montepulciano’s wine famous throughout the world.

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