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James Suckling & Zachys Present "Super Tuscany" Tuesday, February 11th, 5:30-8:30PM - City Winery - 155 Varick Street NYC NY

We will be pleased to meet you during this event and to taste with you our top wines , Colorino, Merlot and Syrah. Don’t hesitate to contact us.


Fattoria di Piazzano via di Piazzano 5 , 50053 Empoli (FI) – Italy – ph +39/0571994032 e-mail:


Fattoria di Piazzano, was established in 1948 by the Bettarini’s family.


The main indigenous varieties planted are Sangiovese , Colorino , Canaiolo, Malvasia nera, Malvasia Bianca and Trebbiano Toscano , the international varieties are Merlot and Syrah.


The Estate combines 60 ha of which 34 ha of vineyards planted with an high density of vines per hectare( 5.200 the new vineyards )in order to lower the quantity of fruit per vine and consequently improve the grape and wine quality. The vineyards are managed with the spur pruning training system.



The winery decided to move to a more natural way of managing the vineyards and the cellar , reducing the use of chemicals to respect the environment. Tuscan land with rolling hills, , moulded from a clayey soil rich of rock fragments which give elegance and complexity to the wines.

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The winery a simple structure, where the traditional winemaking is respected, ensuring product quality. The aging is in part in vitrified cement tanks and in part in oak barrels and barriques .

Product range •


Pratile IGT CTC bianco

Messidoro IGT CTC rosato

Ventoso IGT CTC rosso

Terroir and tradition

Chianti DOCG

Chianti DOCG Rio Camerata

Chianti DOCG Riserva Rio Camerata

Bianco dell’ Empolese DOC

. Monovarietal

Merlot IGT CTC

Sangiovese IGT CTC

Colorino Toscana IGT


About us Colorino 2010. 91 pt Chianti Riserva Camerata 2004. 91 pt Chianti Riserva Camerata 2001 . 90pt.

Colorino 2009. 95 pt Syrah 2009 . 93 pt . Sangiovese 2008 . 91 pt. Merlot 2010 . 92 pt. Syrah 2007 . 95 pt Merlot 2007. 91 pt Sangiovese 2007 . 91 pt Colorino 2008 . 92 pt

Colorino 2010 . 90 pt

Vin Santo 2004 . 90 pt

Sangiovese 2009 . 90 pt

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