The Badia a Coltibuono 2016 Chianti Classico Riserva Cultus Boni is an organic wine from one of the most important estates in Gaiole in Chianti. The wine on the nose is fruity with wild cherry, blackberry and exotic spices in evidence. Hints of lavender, sage and mint follow, leaving a pleasant and satisfying finish. Cultus Boni is one of the wines most linked to the terroir of this sub-area (and the price is excellent).
Located in Gaiole in Chianti, the history of Badia a Coltibuono dates back to 1051 and to the order of the Vallombrosan monks. The current owners are the brothers Emanuela, Roberto, Paolo and Guido Stucchi Prinetti.
The hectares of vineyards are 74 for the most part in the Monti sub-area, always in the municipality of Gaiole in Chianti.
One of the prides of Badia a Coltibuono is the heritage of ancient Sangiovese settlers, used to replant key sites at higher densities, of 7-8,000 Sangiovese plants per hectare.
In 1996 the new cellar in Monti saw the light, and with the 2003 harvest the organic certification arrived