Villa Fattoria Il Cantuccio -Tavarnelle V.P. Chianti TuscanyThe farm Fattoria Il Cantuccio is situated in the countryside of the Chianti area, outside of the village Tavarnelle Val di Pesa in the Province of Florence in Tuscany. The wine farm is of antique origins, dating back to the beginning of the 16th century. Part of the farm are the high-class master's villa, where the owners live, farmstay guest's will find the reception and with the wine cellars. The farmstay is situated a view hundred metres from the master's villa away, in a peaceful area, lying between olive groves and vineyards. It is an antique farmhouse with only three apartments of different size with the possibility to rent them separately or all together.

The owner Anna Passerin d'EntrèvesThe villa, one of the residences of the noble family Niccolini, originating from Badia a Passignano, has supported in the course of the centuries numberless structural changes. It became family's seat of the last descendants of a family branch, calling the farm Fattoria Il Cantuccio: Rodolfo, famous composer and passionate farmer, Luigi man of letters and farmer.
They spent most of their time there and gave to the buildings the appearance they have today. After Luigi's death in 1897, the property passes to another family branch, the Niccolini di Camugliano. Eugenio Niccolini, the senator of the reing, also famous writer and passionate hunter took care with great love of the woods and vineyards. Because of wedding, the farm became property of the counts Passerin d'Entrèves. In the course of the last centuries, not much has changed, thus the beauty of the original state has been preserved.

Barrique barrels Fattoria del Cantuccio nel Chianti Classico TuscanyThe wine farm Fattoria Il Cantuccio disposes of 114 hectares farmland, of which 25 hectares are assigned for the cultivation of olive trees, producing therefore an excellent extravergin olive oil. The remaining land is mainly cultivated with vines. The annual Chianti wine production is of approximately 900 hectolitres of which 80 are of the excellent CIPERETO (Chianti Colli Fiorentini). Of well selected vines of a very particular quality is made the wine IL ROGGIO, a red wine aged in barrique barrels, of a rubin red colour, particular scent, ideal for spicy food. Because of the particular quality of the vines it is not possible to produce this wine every year.

Swimming pool Agriturismo Fattoria Il Cantuccio Chianti TuscanyIn respect to the antqiue tranditions, the winery has a limited production of Vinsanto, a wine made from dried grapes that has to age for at least 4 years.
The Fattoria Il Cantuccio guests will find a peaceful place, ideal for relaxation in the countryside. Besides relaxation they might also learn something about the farm products, taste and purchase them on the spot. Those who want to discover Tuscany, it is possible to make daily trips to Florence (30 km), Siena (40 km),  Colle Val d'Elsa, Monteriggioni, San Gimignano, Volterra that can be reached in less than one hour by car.

Fattoria Il Cantuccio Via Bonazza, 33 50028 Tavarnelle Val di Pesa (Firenze), Tuscany
Tel.: +39 055 8077121 Fax: +39 055 807667
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