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LA MACINAIA
di San Vincenti

Chianti Classico

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Sat on a tranquil hillside in the heart of the Chianti region, the 17th century La Macinaia di San Vincenti Estate provides the ultimate environment for the production of elegant wines,  the trademark of  DOCG Chianti Classico Gallo Nero that La Macinaia holds in high esteem.

The Family

The Family

The modern age story of La Macinaia begins back in 2000, when Karel and Mireille De Gucht fell in love with an abandoned property in San Vincenti a more than a thousand years old frazione – municipality – of Gaiole in Chianti. Together with Radda -, Castellina -, Greve in Chianti and Castelnuovo Berardenga the five villages are the heartland of the Chianti wine producing area. With its magnificent 8th century Romanesque Church, San Vincenti is a hidden gem nestled in between the gently rolling hills, lush forests and vineyards of Tuscany.

Ambition

La Macinaia is carefully combining the rich traditions of the Chianti Region with a dynamic, progressive state of the art approach to biological / organic wine making.  La Macinaia brings to life Chianti Classico bursting with character,  zesty and full of elegance – the ultimate expression of its Tuscan terroir.

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types of wines

Start your journey of La Macinaia Wines with our Rosso Toscano, a zesty wine fermented in stainless steel tanks and aged for 12 months in concrete tanks which allow for micro exchange of oxygen.

Continue with our DOCG Chianti Classico Gallo Nero La Macinaia, full of elegance and flavour, matured for 12 months in French and Slovenian oak tonneaux of 500 liters.

You won’t be able to resist the DOCG Chianti Classico Gallo Nero Riserva La Macinaia, our top wine matured for at least 24 months in French oak botte – barrels – of 1.500 l and made of the best grapes of our vineyards, a unique combination of profound elegance and character.

But don’t forget our magnificent Rosato Toscano, made of Sangiovese grapes pressed within 8 hours of their handpicking and fermented at a 13 °C, a very cool temperature degrees, adding to its freshness. After fermentation we put it outside the cantina, at close to 0° C, for stabilizing the wine and its tannins. A unique experience in summer and all year with salads and seafood.

  • Passion for flavours

    Olive Oil

    Apart from its deliciously elegant wines, the Chianti region is also world renowned for its olive oil which has a tremendous flavor and is not fattish at all which makes it perfect for salads as well as for cooking specialties. The Chianti Classico olive oil is made of the Frantoio,  Coreggiolo, Moraiolo and Leccino varieties of olives  and coldly pressed upon picking.  La Macinaia is producing a little quantity, up to 500 liters, of excellent biological oil. Chianti Classico La Macinaia olive oil is only produced in years that guarantee optimum quality.

    Olive Oil

The ultimate expression of its Tuscan terroir

- La Macinaia