94 POINTS, James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com, July 2020
Enjoy your Wine-tasting near Albizi
Our Wine-partner, the Tenuta di Arceno, is one of the benchmark wineries of the Chianti Classico region, for an amazing wine tasting. Tenuta di Arceno estate produces only in vintages of exceptional quality, all grapes are 100% estate grown and each one showcases our complex terroir.
1000 hectares of the estate, of which 90 are vineyards, on the Chianti Classico hills, owned by the Jackson family since 1994.
Tenuta di Arceno produces three DOCG wines: Chianti Classico Annata, Chianti Classico Riserva, and Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Strada al Sasso.
But also three prestigious Supertuscans: Arcanum, Valadorna and Il Fauno di Arcanum.
“I am a servant of the soil. The pure expression of each unique site, from the beginning, has defined my micro-cru philosophy.”
– Pierre Seillan, Founder Oenologist of Tenuta di Arceno
The three DOCG wines: Chianti Classico Annata, Chianti Classico Riserva and Chianti Classico Gran Selezione – Strada al Sasso, are joined by three IGTs, true Bordeaux blends born in Tuscany: the Fauno di Arcanum, Valadorna and Arcanum.
All six wines are a true reflection of their terroir and are fully produced and bottled at the origin.
Planning Time: Wine Tasting 2 hours, Light Lunch included, Visit cellar and vineyards.
Selection: 3 wines or 5 on request
Availability From Monday to Friday from 11 am
Book service in VillaApp
You can Reserve your Wine Tasting through your Login on VillApp. Login will be provided to you after confirming your Villa reservation. By clicking on the Reserve button you will confirm the order. Payment is required at Villa Albizi upon check-out, by credit card, AmEx or Visa.
Among the ancient and historic Wine Barrels, inside a prestigious cellar made available exclusively for you, you will taste excellent vintages. Fantastic experience not to be missed. Upon your arrival, you will be welcomed by the respective managers of the cellar, for a short walk in the historic vineyards, continue inside the cellar and finish with a carefully combined tasting, under the guidance of our experts. The salesmen or the owners don’t mind, but talking to the cellarman is something else…he is the real master of the house!