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Marchesi Gondi - Tenuta Bossi

 
 
 

Apply: Gerardo Gondi
 
Wine area: Chianti Rufina (DOCG)
 
Foundation year: 1592
 
Winemaker: Fabrizio Moltard
 
Vine variety: Sangiovese, Colorino, Cabernet Saubignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, Sauvignon blanc, Trebbiano
 
Hectare: 21
 
Number of bottles produced/year: 50000
 
Most important labels:
Fiammae
Villa Bossi
Mazzaferrata
Ser Amerigo
Cardinal de Retz
 
Description

The Marchesi Gondi - Tenuta Bossi, owned by the Gondi family since 1592. Located in the Chianti Rufina, a wine growing area famous since the Etruscan era. This area was included in the Bando dei Vini published in 1716 by Cosimo III de 'Medici. Marie de Labrugiére widowed, with 2 children, she moved to the Tenuta Bossi where she made major extension works. She was one of the first female entrepreneurs, she distinguished herself in the wine sector for her innovative and avant-garde ideas by introducing French know-how into the company. Her son Carlo, participated in the first Expo, Paris 1889, when the Tour Eifell was built, where she won a whole series of prizes in this competition. They were among the forerunners of the agritourism business, transforming part of the farmhouses into finely maintained apartments. (7 apartments with swimming pools for a total of 46 beds). The Marquis Bernardo Gondi and his sister Donatella assisted by Bernardo's children: Gerardo and Lapo continue the family tradition trying to maintain what their ancestors have always done. The grapes, grown with respect for the environment and harvested by hand, with particular care, are vinified in cellar

How to get

To reach the Marchesi Gondi - Tenuta Bossi, exit the Autostrada del Sole A1 at Firenze sud, continue to the end of the ring road and turn right at the traffic lights. Continue on the SS67 via Aretina up to the towns of Sieci (about 14 km). At the roundabout at the end of the village, turn left, pass under the railway and continue for about 4 km following the signs, until you reach Tenuta Bossi, where you will be greeted by the company staff.


Wine Tasting: yes
 
Oil Tasting: yes
 
Purchase products in the cellar: yes
 
Purchase products online: yes
 
Disabled accessibility: yes
 
Coach parking: no
 
Apply: Gerardo Gondi
 
Language spoken: Italian, English, French
 
Overnight: 44
 
Apartments for rent number: 7

Territory: Nearby you can find

 
Museum

the museums of Florence which is only 18 km or 15 minutes by train

Monuments

the monument of Florence which is only 18 km or 15 minutes by train

Outlet

the Mall Luxury Outlets (18km), via Europa 8, Leccio Reggello; Barberino Designer Outlet (44km), Via Meucci, Barberino di Mugello (FI).

Spa

Asmana Wellness World (40km), large wellness center with saunas, hammam area and both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, Via Salvator Allende 10, Campi Bisenzio; Province of Siena, in Rapolano (92km), there are 2 spas, Terme di San Giovanni and Antica Querciolaia. In the Cortona area (124km), a small characteristic town made famous also by the book and then the film “Under the Tuscan sun”. Bagno Vignoni (128km) famous for having a Roman thermal bath as the central square of the town. Spas available free or for a fee. Province of Grosseto, Saturnia (193km), famous free spas. Province of Pistoia, in Monsummano Terme (75km), Grotta Giusti terme and spa.

Attractions

Medici bridge in Pontassieve, madonna delle Grazie al sasso, the lower mugello, florence and the various Tuscan cities of art

Festivals and folk events

Toscanello d'oro in Pontassieve on the last weekend of June and Bacco Artigiano in Rufina on the last weekend of September