Producer Profile: Frescobaldi

Frescobaldi Identity

The essence of Frescobaldi's identity lies in its celebration of this diversity, manifested through its various estates and wines that showcase a mosaic of aromas and sensations, each reflecting the distinct characteristics of its terroir.

At the heart of every Frescobaldi wine is the unwavering dedication of their agronomists and oenologists, whose profound understanding of vineyards and terroirs allows them to craft wines of exceptional quality.

Respect for tradition, which serves as guiding light amidst innovation and avant-garde techniques; respect for Tuscany itself, cherish and dynamic land, deserving of nurturing with harmony and tranquillity; lastly respect for the individual terroirs, each endowed with a unique amalgamation of soil, altitude, and microclimate, resulting in wines of unparalleled character and distinction.

The Frescobaldi family, whose lineage in winemaking spans seven centuries, commencing in the early 1300s within the heart of Tuscany, boast of an array of distinguished predecessors: literary luminaries, intrepid explorers, gifted musicians, astute financiers, revered bishops, and esteemed statesmen. Within the archives of the Frescobaldi family lie a wealth of ancient manuscripts and historical records, including commercial agreements with various European Courts dating back to the 13th century. During the 15th and 16th centuries, the esteemed Florentine wine estate supplied wine to notable establishments such as the English Court and the Papal Court in Rome.


The principles of Integrated Production and Sustainable Agriculture are applied to their practices in all the estates. Since 2012, commitment to environmental stewardship has been recognized through the prestigious AgriQualità certification bestowed upon all estates by the Region of Tuscany. This certification attests to their dedication to employing ecologically sustainable farming methods that harmonize with the preservation of the natural environment, this includes:

Reducing Glass Usage: By employing lighter-weight bottles, they aim to decrease the overall consumption of glass material.

Conserving Energy and Water: The production process for these new bottles requires less energy and water, contributing to overall conservation efforts.

Minimizing CO2 Emissions: Both during production and transportation, the lighter-weight bottles lead to reduced carbon dioxide emissions, aligning with their commitment to environmental sustainability.

As a result of these efforts, they anticipate a significant reduction in CO2 emissions of over 350 tons within the span of one year, further underscoring their dedication to mitigating environmental impact.

Frescobaldi have embraced the use of photovoltaic systems as an energy source across all estates, contributing to sustainable practices and environmental preservation renewable.

Photovoltaic Systems:

  • The average annual energy yield from their solar panels is 335,435 kWh.

Pyrolysis Plant:

  • Their modern pyrolysis plant, fuelled by wood sourced from our PEFC-certified forests, enables them to leverage wood waste sustainably.
  • Annually, they produce 1,500,000 kWh of energy through pyrolysis.
  • This process results in a substantial reduction of 690 tonnes of CO2 emissions annually, significantly mitigating their environmental impact.
  • Additionally, they generate 100 tonnes of organic soil improver, providing a sustainable solution for fertilizing their land.

These initiatives underscore their dedication to utilizing renewable energy sources and implementing environmentally responsible practices throughout their operations.

Toast the beginning of Rosé Season with Frescobaldi’s Alìe Rosé 2023

2024 marks the 10th anniversary since the release of Frescobaldi’s Alìe Rosé, from their stunning estate, Tenuta Ammiraglia. Taking inspiration from Alìe, one of the sea nymphs featuring in Greek mythology, who was a symbol of sensuality and beauty, this elegant, pale rosé is made to be the ultimate expression of the Mediterranean lifestyle.

Nestled within the picturesque landscape of Maremma, Tenuta Ammiraglia is characterized by the gentle warmth of the sun, delicately tempered by refreshing sea breezes. Situated at the heart of this captivating region, its vineyards weave an enchanting tapestry across the rolling hills, gracefully tracing the contours of the nearby Tyrrhenian coast. Alìe Rosé aims to demonstrate the versatility of Frecobaldi’s coastal property, and also help establish Tuscany as a key source for stunning rosé.

“A graceful, delicate rosé, made from Syrah and Vermentino grapes grown in the seaside vineyards of Maremma and treated with utmost gentleness. It has an intense fruit character that belies its pale colour, offering up exuberant ripe pear aromas. In the mouth, however, it is utterly classy and dry, with a zippy, refreshing briskness.”

Enotria&Coe Duty Paid List Price: £15.51 per bottle ex VAT

Cult Wines

Castello Nipozzano - Nipozzano Vecchie Viti Chianti Rufina Riserva DOCG:

A wine of great complexity and harmony, chosen by the Frescobaldi family to continue their tradition of reserving a Private Collection for their new-born family members. Produced from the oldest vines at Castello Nipozzano, which have a deep root system it is aged for 24 months in oak barrels according to the ancient Tuscan tradition.

Enotria&Coe Duty Paid List Price: £19.27 per bottle ex VAT

Castello Pomino – Pomino Bianco DOC:

From one of Tuscany's prime regions for white wine cultivation, boasting elevations of up to 700 meters, emerges a meticulously crafted blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Bianco, exuding refinement, and elegance.

Enotria&Coe Duty Paid List Price: £15.22 per bottle ex VAT

Tenuta Perano Chianti Classico DOCG:

The Chianti Classico Tenuta Perano was created on the hills of Gaiole in Chianti, from vineyards perched at a height of 500 meters above sea level. The south-south-west exposure, coupled with the amphitheater-like layout of the vineyards, optimizes sunlight exposure, and concentrates heat. This unique combination of altitude, orientation, terrain configuration, and slope results in exceptional quality, imparting the wines with a vibrant purple hue, intense fruity aromas, and robust tannic structure, all underscored by an elegant vibrancy.

Enotria&Coe Duty Paid List Price: £26.22 per bottle ex VAT

CastelGiocondo Brunello di Montalcino DOCG:

"CastelGiocondo is a unique place in Montalcino, where the diverse exposures and soils – marl, clay and Pliocene sand – create a Brunello with infinite nuances. With complex notes that evolve over time, there is always something new to discover, savour and remember.’’ – Lamberto Frescobaldi

Enotria&Coe Duty Paid List Price: £43.95 per bottle ex VAT


Frescobaldi has just been included again in Drinks International’s list of The World’s Most Admired Wine Brands 2024, which is a fantastic recognition of all of their hard work. To find out more about why Frescobaldi ranks among the best wines in the world, click here.