Cappella Sant’Andrea is situated right underneath San Gimignano, one of Italy’s most beautiful medieval cities.
- 8 hectares of vineyards.
- Elevation: around 300 meters above sea level.
- Soil rich in Pliocene rocks and fossils.
- Owned by the Leoncini family since the 1950s, the Winery is today run by a young couple who embraced the organic cause.
- Indigenous grape variety: Vernaccia di San Gimignano. Known in the region since ancient times and worshipped by important personalities such as Michelangelo Buonarroti and Dante Alighieri.
- Vernaccia was the first Italian white wine to receive Doc status in 1966 and is today a Docg.
- Wine is produced respecting ancient traditions and using artisanal methods, like the aging in clay vessels for the “Prima Luce” reserve.