The history of piandaccoli starts well before our family
The estate was built around 1100 to house the pilgrims who went to florence from the via francigena and vice versa. Thus it was that the monks began cultivating vines in these lands.
The pre-fillossera tuscan viticultural landscape
A painting by bartolomeo bimbi represents the many indigenous grape varieties present in the tuscany of the time. Many of these will be lost due to the phylloxera epidemic that hit europe in the mid-nineteenth century. Many of these will be lost due to the phylloxera epidemic that hit europe in the mid-nineteenth century and will be rediscovered and recovered only in the period after the world war two.
The story continues
The tenuta already produces an excellent chianti and manages to market its wines throughout tuscany.
Dr. Giampaolo bruni replaces his father-in-law in the management of the property and defines a completely innovative project: producing wines from native vines of renaissance tuscany. For this purpose, all 20 hectares of vineyards are replanted.
The fruit of the harvest is bottled for the first time. In primis is born, an extremely elegant and unique blend of its kind: a sangiovese base, to which we decide to combine foglia tonda and pugnitello, two of our native vines.
Wines from the renaissance
Finally the winemaking project of ``wines from the renaissance`` takes shape.
In 2012 the first 100% native grape variety is bottled: foglia tonda of the tuscan renaissance igt, a small production of excellence that immediately receives the consent of critics and consumers.
In the following years they will complete the range: pugnitello, barsaglina and mammolo.
Piandaccoli today and tomorrow
After years focusing on the pursuit of excellence in the creation of its products, the winery manages to establish itself in more and more markets.
The project to disseminate the value of the native tuscan vines continues, fundamental for safeguarding the bio-diversity of our wine scene.