Dr. Sandro Nalli
Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania
Sangiovese, Ciliegiolo, Canaiolo, Malvasia Bianca del Chianti, Trebbiano Toscano, Grechetto, Merlot, Cabernet, Chardonnay
Buccia Nera is a family farm located in a small village in the center of Tuscany called Campriano. This estate was bought by the Family Mancini in 1926 and planted since with vineyards and olive trees. In 2001 a new big-ger wine celler at the Campriano estate was built. The 1st vintage at the Campriano winery was 2004 and a new line of wines named Buccia Nera was launched. Today all family member live at the Estate each with their own role. Amadio the owner is in charge of the vineyards, Patrizia, the wife, is the director of the winery, Anastasia (daughter) works in the commercial office, Alessia (daughter) is in charge of the accommodations, Sandro (Anastasia’s husband) is the winemaker. The Buccia Nera Farm is in total 495 Acres :148 of which are dedicated to the vineyards, 27 to olives, and the remainder to the fruits, vegetables, and forest. 70%of the vinyard are planted to Sangiovese grape, for the remaining we have autoctonal grapes like Ciliegiolo, Canaiolo, Malvasia Bianca del Chianti, Trebbiano Toscano, Grechetto, and few acres of international grapes like Merlot, Cabernet and Chardonnay. It is situated in a hill at 500 mt sl with a good south-west exposition. The Farm is cultivated with organic farming since 2001.