Saturday, May 24, 2014

Le Chiuse third interview

Le Chiuse Montalcino.
This is the third interview with the Le Chiuse family, descendants of the founders of Brunello
Where the first clone of Brunello was grown and the vineyard that was designated as the Riserva vineyard for Biondi Santi

Ferruccio Biondi Santi
Credited with cloning the first Brunello in the 19th century

Tancredi Biondi Santi, son of Feruccio who developed the world market for his Brunello
Early family picture preparing to deliver Brunello from Montalcino

The family today. Simonetta (standing) granddaughter of Tancedi Biondi Santi
with husband Niccolo and their family.


The beautiful oak room of Le Chiuse

Here is the link to our third interview with the owners of Le Chiuse in Montalcino.

Niccolo doing a pumpover of the Brunello