|Company||Tenute Silvio Nardi|
Silvio Nardi was the owner of one of the first top-factories of agricultural machines. Founded in 1895, it was known all over the world. He buys Casale del Bosco’s estate in Montalcino, realizing what still was just a hobby for him.
Thanks to Silvio Nardi’s ideas, Casale del Bosco wins the price of the most groundbreaking agricultural firm. This primacy is confirmed again the year after.
Silvio Nardi is the first “foreigner” to invest in the wine business in Montalcino, which wasn’t but a small unknown town. He gives birth to the first bottle of Brunello from Casale del Bosco’s cellar. The Brunello di Montalcino wine Consortium was still far from being created.
Silvio Nardi buys Manachiara’s estate, 40 hectares of vineyards, located near Castelnuovo dell’Abate, 25 km from Casale del Bosco. The valuable CRU of Brunello still takes its name from this vineyard.
Silvio Nardi is one of the founders of the Consortium of Brunello wine, a free association of wine-producers. This is a wide scope action that aims to a profitable development both on product safeguard and, anticipating time, on brand safeguard
Silvio Nardi purchases Bibbiano’s estate, in the municipality of Buonconvento. This town has always boasted of a wonderful architectural symbol, a medieval castle (IX century) owned by the Nardi’s
Emilia, Silvio Nardi’s youngest daughter, makes her entrance into the business in her twenties and, together with her brothers, she supports the introduction of radical changes in the wine-production process and the company direction.
Emilia Nardi succeeds her father Silvio in the general management and undertakes a reorganization of the vineyards and the cellar. Tradition and experience are joined by scientific research with the introduction of clones’ selection
From a top-stars vintage, Manachiara gives birth to its first Brunello, which still is the company flagship product. Moreover, Tenute Silvio Nardi begins to select the specific terroirs in the company land.
This is the first year of production of Brunello Poggio Doria, a special CRU with a strong elegance, created from the vineyard of the same name in Casale del Bosco. Emilia Nardi is awarded from the Italian Minister of Agriculture the “Dea Terra” Price for her agricultural innovation spirit.
Tenute Silvio Nardi boasts of 36 vineyards in an untouched landscape and a natural biological habitat. These are two essential requirements for the enhancement of every single terroir.