About Winery and Wines
Erik Banti’s winery was established in 1981, when the Morellino di Scansano was known and drank only locally, just few years later with the highest recognitions from the major wine guides, magazines and newspaper columns who mention Erik as the “Prophet” of the Morellino, the appellation start to be appreciate world wide for his peculiar quality of the Maremma wine production.
The property vineyards is extendet for 21 hectars, mainly planted with Sangiovese (67%), local grapes as Ciliegiolo and Alicante (12%) and French varietals as Merlot, Cabernet S., Syrah and Petit Verdot (21%). Two of the three vineyards has now the Goverment Bio certification. The plants density is for 5.200 plants/hactare and raising method is “simple Guyot”, all vineyards are equipped with sprinkling irrigation. system.
the winery is located nearby Scansano, extendet and fully renew in 2004 with updatet winemaking equipment. The wine lovers visitors will find a wine store with current selling wines, bottles best vintages from past years and wine gadgets. There is a penthouse meeting room with a large terrace overlooking Scansano up to the Tyrrenean sea coast. We arrange guide wine tastings up to 50 peoples with light lunches locally called “merenda” with bruschetta with our own extra virgin oil, ricotta and cheese, pork speciality and vegetables under oil, all locally made. Winery is the turnaround point to visit the beauties of the maremma, from the famous Saturnia SPA & Golf resort, to Pitigliano and his environg home of the Etruscan civilisation and the amazing coast with sandy and rock beaches from the Argentario peninsula to the wild Uccellina and Alberese, with the most breathtaking unique panoramas . The winery has two beautiful flats available on short term rent.
"The Morellino di Scansano DOCG is our main wine produced with different labels, "Spineto "and "Morellino di Scansano", from the recent vintage aged only in stainless steell, to the “Riserva’s” Ciabatta aged in French barriques (225lt) or Tonneaux (500lt). From 2016 vintage we start our Bio Morellino production "Spineto BIO". Winery produces also “Super Tuscan” wines, "Spineto Rosso" mainly made from French grapes varietals under the appellation of Maremma Toscana DOC .
in our winery wi-fy is free
parking is free
In our winery is possible to buy bottling wines. the prices are available on our web site. for our clients in the winery we make a discount on all products.
we don't have a restaurant, but we usually arrange a very special cold lunch with speciality from Maremma like chees, salami, ham, and vegetables.
We can offer a very nice apartment with one double room an one bathroom, Kitchen, and a big living room.
The price is € 80 per night.
we need a reservation one week before your arrival.
your check in have to be from 9.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m
Pets are well come!!
we have a penthouse meeting room with a large terrace overlooking from Scansano to Tyrrenean see with 50 seat places available.
we usually arranged guide s wine tasting with a nice "merenda".