The Agriturismo Savernano covers a total area of about 20 hectares, of which 5 hectares are taken up by our vineyards and 3 hectares with our olive groves. The remaining part is covered by forests and Mediterranean Woodlands where you can enjoy perfect peace and, during warm evenings, see families of deers, wild boars and foxes.
There is also a lake on the estate where different aquatic birds and animals live. When walking around you will also encounter peacocks, swans, ducks, pheasants, hens, geese, pigs, cows, ponies and donkies.
We produce Chianti DOCG Wine and Extra Vergine Olive Oil that our guests can sit and taste while relaxing on the terrace that gives on to the valley.
The current production from our vineyards is about 30.000 kilograms of Chianti DOCG, which is bottled and served as house wine to our guests. Our wine pairs very well with Tuscan cuisine, which makes it perfect to serve together with the dishes we offer our guests at dinner. The grapes are picked by hand and they are completely processed in our cellars, where we use the most modern equipment. After fermentation, the wine is left to rest for as long as is necessary, before it is transferred into bottles. Since 2016, after the extension of the cellars, we now have the possibility of letting the wine age in oak barrels, which give the wine a more tannic flavour. They also let the wine breathe during the ageing period, which increases the quality of the wine. We bottle about 11 000 bottles a year.
Our production of oil is more modest compared to the one of wine. In fact, we produce about 1,500 kilograms of Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
Our olive oil comes exclusively from olives harvested manually in the month of November. The olives are cold pressed in order to keep their high quality and in this manner they don’t lose any of their antioxidant and polyphenol contents. They are then filtered and kept in nitrogen so that the oil becomes crystalline and all the suspended particles, present due to the processing of the oil, are eliminated. We only pour the oil into tins or bottles at the moment it is sold to ensure the freshness of the product. In this way, it will have the same fruity flavour as it had at the moment of the pressing of the olives.