Autumn Tour in search of fine wine at the Castello di Meleto and the Antica Fornace di Ridolfo

The imposing Castello di Meleto sits on top of a hill approximately 9 km from Radda in Chianti, in the Gaiole in Chianti municipality. An unforgettable experience!

A guided tour to discover this ancient castle, visiting the magnificent rooms on the Piano Nobile, the small theatre dating back to 1742 with seven original set designs and some period “stage machinery”, the gardens and the ancient cellars.

After this tour, a Tuscan cuisine lunch will be served in the Castle Wine Cellar. Castello’s produced wines will accompany each dish

WINE TASTING

  • Colto alle Bolle – Brut Rosè sparkling wine or Borgaio White Tuscan Vermentino IGT
  • Chianti Classico DOCG
  • Chianti Classico Riserva “Vigna Casi” DOCG
  • Vin Santo del Chianti Classico DOC

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  • Bread and organic extra virgin Olive Oil
  • Cold cuts assortment (Cinta Senese) made from the Castello di Meleto farm meat and  Tuscan pecorino (sheep cheese)
  • Lasagne with ‘cinta senese’ meat sauce (or vegetarian alternative)
  • Cantuccini biscuits with Vin Santo

Upon leaving the winery you will travel for approx. 4 km (along an awesome scenic route) towards Castagnoli and will arrive at the Antica Fornace di Ridolfo belonging to the Cantalici Family, where you will enjoy one hour of tasting the family’s wines and their extra virgin olive oil.

WINE TASTING

  • Cantalici Chianti Classico DOCG
  • Cantalici Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva
  • Cantalici Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione
  • “Tangano” IGT Tuscan Red – Supertuscan

Itinerary:

  1. 11 am departure from the Relais Vignale and arrival at Castello di Meleto at 11.20am
  2. At around 2 pm departure from the Castello di Meleto towards the Antica Fornace di Ridolfo and arrival after 10 minutes.
  3. 3.30 pm departure from the Antica Fornace di Ridolfo in Castagnoli and arrival back at the Relais Vignale after approximately 20 minutes.

 

PRICE INCLUDING TRANSFERS (Min. 2 – Max. 8 People)

  • 2 people € 107 per person
  • From 3 to 4 people € 83 per person
  • From 5 to 6 people € 57 per person
  • From 7 to 8 people € 47 per person

From 23 October 2021 to 3 January 2022, tour must be booked to ensure availability. Our Reception staff will be more than happy to help you plan your ideal stay.

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