Italy - Badia a Coltibuono - Roberto Stucchi

Italy - Badia a Coltibuono - Roberto Stucchi

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Wine has been made at what is now known as Badia a Coltibuono for nearly a thousand years. Archaeological studies of the estate have found amphorae, grape seeds, and other traces of ancient Roman and earlier Etruscan societies from the first century. Named after the abbey established in 1051 by Vallombrosan monks, Badia a Coltibuono translates to the “Abbey of Good Cultivation” or “Abbey of Good Harvest.” It was here in the 12th century that the word “Chianti” was first used.

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