The history of the Villa of Argiano and its estate vanishes back in time. The first hints concerning the building of the residence go back to 1570. The Peccis, a noble family from Siena, brought to Argiano seignory and baronial rights as a dowry, which were renewed by the Grand Duke of Tuscany in 1574.
The Villa is located at the summit of a hill, only six miles south-west of Montalcino.
It is thought to be an ancient place, where wise men searched for Ara Jani (the altar of Janus) as well as for the remains of the roman people of Argia.
The ownership of the Villa of Argiano changed many times between noble families: from the Buonsignori to the Albizzechi, from the Sozzini to the Colombini, from the Ugurgeri to the Bellanti, and finally to the Pecci, when the Villa also began to be known as Villa Pecci. Remaining for some decades under the Pecci family, it then passed to the counts of Pieri, who bequeath it to the marquis of Ballanti Merli and to the duchess of Caetani from the counts Lovatelli. It was not until recently that the propriety was acquired by the countess Noemi Marone Cinzano.
Today, the appearance of the Villa clearly reflects the many periods and vicissitudes it went through during its rich and colourful history.
Although the Estate of Argiano was larger in size some decades ago, it is now, under the management of the countess Noemi Marone Cinzano, that the estate is experiencing one of its most interesting journeys in the production of high quality wines.
The production of Brunello di Montalcino, Rosso di Montalcino and Solengo have asserted the prominent position of Argiano in national and international markets.
Argiano Brunello di Montalcino 2012
Argiano'sBrunello di Montalcino is distinguished by its elegance and its deep ruby red colour. It presents a good concentration on the mid-palate and a persistent aftertaste, with a rounded and voluptuous body, and interesting, silky tannins. It unites potency and elegance and looks like having a promising future. With its ... more
in mixed case $53.99
Argiano Non Confunditur
NC is a wine with a decisive, full-bodied character, smooth tannins and a persistent finish. This blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah andSangiovese reveals an exciting potency, with the innate gentleness of Merlot creating a bridge between the evident earthiness of Sangiovese, the aromatic blackcurrant flavour of Cabernet and the ... more
in mixed case $19.79
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