italiano - english
The history of Montepulciano has always been entwined
with the fame of its vineyards and wines.
give evidence that wine has been produced and drunk
since Etruscan times; in particular the discovery of a
tall stemmed, low bowled wine cup or kylix decorated
with red figures representing Baccus the Etruscan
god of wine.
So the history of Montepulciano's wines proves
long and continuing.
The estate's name "La Ciarliana" is given by the small and suggestive chapel nearby and the logo of the vineyard is inspired by the original belltower. The terrain, the loving care given to the vines and the careful selection of the bunches of grapes all combine to give "La Ciarliana" wines remarkable structure and body. The recently contructed winecellar has two floors. An underground cellar for vinification, wine maturing and ageing in bottles and the ground floor dedicated to hosting those who wish to taste and acquire the wines produced by "La Ciarliana". The winery is in fact always open to the public and by appointment can receive groups of up to 40 people.