Steeped in tradition, the Candialle winery is located approximately 20 km south of Florence along the Via Chiantigiana - the famous route that leads through the hills and vineyards of the Chianti Classico DOCG to Siena.
Candialle's vineyards are nestled below the historic village Panzano in Chianti in the famous Conca d'Oro, the valley of the "Golden Shell".
The winery occupies a total of 24.88 ha of which 6.7 ha are planted to vine.
The Candialle at the southernmost tip of the Conca d'Oro benefits from the valley's micro climate and natural wide spaces which create a perfect environment for wine cultivation.
The 330m high hills, on which the grapes are cultivated, offer perfect growing conditions especially for the Sangiovese, a grape harvested late in the season and native to this area. The soil has high content of Galestro - a marl-like soil - and a small amount of Albarese limestone, a combination characteristic of many of the best wine growing areas in the Chianti Classico.
Candialle puts a high priority on environmentally friendly cultivation methods. Taking a holistic approach, the vineyard is viewed as an "Agroecosytem". Ideal environmental conditions, strictly controlled yields and careful soil treatment are essential factors in ensuring the uniqueness of Candialle wines. Of course this is especially true for a regionally specific wine like the Candialle Chianti Classico.