Casanova di Neri
History and Background
Situated in the Montalcino region of Tuscany, Casanova di Neri was founded in 1971 by Giovanni Neri. Over the decades, under the stewardship of his son, Giacomo Neri, the estate has risen to prominence as one of the leading producers of Brunello di Montalcino. With a commitment to expressing the unique terroir of Montalcino and a passion for innovation, Casanova di Neri has carved out a reputation for producing wines of exceptional quality and character.
Vineyards and Terroir
Casanova di Neri's vineyards are spread across various prime locations in Montalcino, each offering a unique terroir:
Soil Composition: The vineyards feature a mix of clay, limestone, and schist, providing a diverse range of soils that contribute to the complexity of their wines.
Grape Varieties: While the estate is predominantly planted with Sangiovese, used for their Brunello and Rosso di Montalcino, they also cultivate other varieties for their IGT wines.
Wine Style and Production
Casanova di Neri is celebrated for producing wines that are:
- Rich, complex, and characterized by their depth and longevity.
- Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, from vineyard management to winemaking practices, ensuring each bottle reflects the estate's commitment to excellence.
The winemaking philosophy at Casanova di Neri emphasizes both tradition and innovation, ensuring that each vintage captures the unique attributes of the terroir and the season.
Casanova di Neri's Brunello di Montalcino, especially their single-vineyard offerings, have consistently been among the highest-rated and most sought-after wines from the region. Their commitment to quality, from grape to glass, has earned them international acclaim and solidified their position as a benchmark producer in Montalcino.
Casanova di Neri stands as a beacon of excellence in Montalcino. Through a combination of ideal vineyard sites, passionate winemaking, and a commitment to expressing terroir, the estate produces wines that not only reflect the essence of Montalcino but also rank among Italy's finest. For those looking to explore the depth and diversity of Sangiovese, Casanova di Neri offers a masterclass in quality and terroir expression.