Fattoria dei Barbi
BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO DOCG | Blu label
Produced now for more than a century, this is our most important red wine. In the Fattoria dei Barbi cellar, you can view a collection of thousands of bottles of Brunello dating back to the 1892 vintage.
BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO DOCG ‘VIGNA DEL FIORE’ | White label
This fine wine is made exclusively from grapes grown in the Podere Il Fiore vineyards, just over five hectares (12 acres) of vineyards to yield 30,000 liters of wine per year; in exceptional years, only the best third is used to produce Brunello “Vigna del Fiore.”
BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO DOCG RISERVA | Red label
In this wine, the typical characteristics of the Brunello, great body intensity, complex and developed aromas, capability for long aging, are stressed. In the “Riserva”, everything is extraordinary, but nothing is excessive. It is a Brunello that respect the character of elegance typical of the Barbi farm, demonstrating at the same time wine of great potency. It is a selection done amongst the best barrels and it is produced only in the best harvests. The aging is of five years of which three in barrels: the refining in a bottle is of at least six months.
ROSSO DI MONTALCINO DOC
This red wine was born from the same grape as that of Brunello, the Sangiovese cultivated in Montalcino, and it comes from those young vineyards that give off those aromatic and elegant wines but it is not so tannic and full-bodied. Even though it will never become a Brunello, it is still however, a great wine of the same family and area, but with an easier approach.
MORELLINO DI SCANSANO DOCG
This is the Maremma area’s most classic wine, the finest expression of this region rich in history, culture and landscape. Here the Sangiovese grape is traditionally called Morellino, and as opposed to the rest of Tuscany it is particularly well-rounded and rich in tannin.
MAREMMA TOSCANA DOC
It is the most recent Tuscan Denomination with a production that is growing very fast thanks to a very positive reception. The style fully represents the sunny pleasantness of our region. The Fattoria dei Barbi Maremma DOC is a blend of 60% of Sangiovese plus 30% of Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% of Merlot.
The earliest document of the sale of Chianti in the Fattoria dei Barbi archives is dated 1817. Montalcino is part of the territory where Chianti can be produced. Here and in vineyards rented in other areas of Chianti Senese, Fattoria dei Barbi grows the grapes for this wine in order to keep alive a centuries-old tradition.
CHIANTI CLASSICO DOCG
The Chianti Classico is a traditional Tuscan wine produced according to one of the oldest regulations. Since 1716 The Granduca of Tuscany, Cosimo III, promulgated a decree limiting its area of production. The Chianti Classico produced by the Fattoria dei Barbi is made with 80% Sangiovese and 20% of international red grape varieties as Cabernet and Merlot.
BRUSCO DEI BARBI IGT TOSCANA ROSSO
This red wine is the result of years of researches on the fermentation of grapes from Montalcino, done in the Sixties and Seventies by Giovanni Colombini. This wine is very versatile and approachable, ideal as an everyday companion to be shared around a table with family and friends. It is produced mostly with Sangiovese, enhancing the typical fruity aspect of this varietal when it is drunk young.
ROSSO DEI BARBI IGT TOSCANA ROSSO
As the production of Brunello di Montalcino is strictly limited, some of our vineyards of Sangiovese are not within the D.O.C.G. of Brunello. These vineyards are our experimental field for different clones of the same variety and from them we produce the Rosso dei Barbi, an agreeable red table wine, which, in its simplicity, retains the same style of all our wines.
BIRBONE TOSCANO IGT TOSCANA ROSSO
The Birbone Toscano is a red wine with a strong personality, made to show how much a traditional wine can be so appealing in modern times. A nice blend : Sangiovese and Merlot. It shows a great elegance and structure a persistent finish. Perfect with roasted and grilled red meats, mature cheeses, game and casserole dishes.
SENZA SOLFITI IGT TOSCANA ROSSO
What is “Senza Solfiti” of Fattoria dei Barbi? It is an excellent Sangiovese from Montalcino, vinified with the most advanced oenological competence and ideal for whom is intollerant to sulphites. It is made according with the protocol “without any added chemicals” by Pisa University, a reasearch project started in 2013.
VERMENTINO DE’ BARBI IGT TOSCANA BIANCO
Our Vermentino is made with 100% grapes of this aromatic variety, which in Tuscany can produce white wines with a good structure and “roundness”.
VINSANTO DEI BARBI | VINSANTO DEL CHIANTI DOC
The Colombini Family has been producing Vinsanto since the beginning; in fact the farm preserves a collection which is most probably the largest in the world. From the 1870’s to today, the Vinsanto tradition is kept alive with a couple of thousand bottles a year.