Owner

Luigi Frangiosa

Winemaker

Luigi Frangiosa

Varieties

Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Merlot

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About La Ciarliana

The estate name “La Ciarliana” is given by the small and suggestive chapel nearby and the logo of the vineyard is inspired by the original belltower.At 350 metres above sea level “La Ciarliana” wine estate nestlesin the heart of the ancient Poliziano hills. It lies in the Ciarliana and Ascianello production area, amongst vineyards which still yield the excellent wines celebrated near and far, for centuries.

The vineyards of the family run estate are dedicated to the production of Vino Nobile of Montepulciano have increased from 2 to 10 hectares together with 2 dedicated to Rosso di Montepulciano and 6 to Chianti; a total of 18.

All grapes are harvested manually. They are fermented in big stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature and then left in stainless steel for an additional 5 months. The Vino Nobile di Montepulciano is aged for 18/24 month in Slavonian oak casks and small barrels. Then it rests in bottles for other 4/5 months before being sold.