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Fattoria di Petrognano

Montelupo Fiorentino, Chianti,
Toscana, Italy

About the producer

Nestled just north of the renowned Classico region in Montelupo Fiorentino, the historic Fattoria di Petrognano estate is renowned for crafting exquisite Chianti wines alongside a diverse array of varietals. Fattoria di Petrognano meticulously embraces organic practices both in the vineyard and cellar, fostering the purest natural expression of the grapes. Alongside the flagship 'meme' Chianti, Emanuele curates a distinguished Riserva bottling in exceptional vintages, complemented by a limited production of Trebbiano. Emanuele's passion for experimentation shines through in his exploration of ancient winemaking techniques, such as fermenting small batches of Trebbiano and Sangiovese in 'Orci' vessels crafted from the region's rich clay.

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Each bottle of Petrognano, whether white or red, embodies an elegant and meticulously crafted reflection of one of the world's most celebrated wine regions.

In the Vineyard

Organic biodynamic practices

Organic certification for all wines

Total area under vine

23 hectares

Location of vineyards

Montelupo Fiorentino

Soil details

Sand and red clay soil

In the Cellar

Fermentation practices

Temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel for all wines

Yeast utilized

Wild yeasts utilized

Filtration stabilization

Paper filters and selected and purified arabic gum solution for stabilization

Fermentation & aging vessels

Fermentation and aging in stainless steel and orci, aging takes place in a combination of steel, orci, cement, Slavonian and French botti (25-30 HL)

Additional notes

Winemaker

Monica Rossetti

Winemaking style

Drawing inspiration from the land itself, Emanuele and his wife Monica seek to capture the essence of the region's fragrant and elegant fruits in his winemaking endeavors. Grounded in tradition yet open to innovation, he delves into experiments with Orci vessels, akin to ancient amphorae, as a nod to the past and a quest for distinctive expression.

Wines produced

Mostofiore Trebbiano, Orci Trebbiano, Valénte, Meme Chianti Superiore, Meme Chianti Riserva, Orci Sangiovese, Noisy Syrah

Total production

Depending on the vintage, roughly 100,000 bottles

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