Badia a Passignano is produced exclusively from the highest quality grapes grown on the estate of the same name, situated in the Chianti Classico area. The badia (or "abbey"), is located in an area that has been inhabited since the Etruscan period and is one of the finest fortified abbeys in
the area. It has been renowned for its wine production for more
than 1,000 years.
Intense ruby red color with scents of
red fruit, licorice and ripe blackberries.
The palate is well-balanced and complex
with good acidity and elegant fruit
flavors. The 2006 vintage is a stylish
wine, palate-filling with smooth tannins
and distinctive flavors, with a long,