42° 58' 15" N


11° 21' 50" E




about this subregion

Tucked away in the picturesque valleys of Tuscany, Sant'Antimo DOC stands as a testament to Italy's rich winemaking heritage. This denomination, surrounded by gentle rolling hills, ancient olive groves, and cypress trees, is an emblem of the balanced coexistence between nature and man, cultivated over centuries.

The terroir of Sant'Antimo DOC is distinctly blessed. The region benefits from a Mediterranean climate, with warm summers and mild winters, which is moderated by the Tyrrhenian Sea breezes. These conditions, combined with the diverse soil composition ranging from clayey to calcareous, create an environment ideal for viticulture.

Sant'Antimo's red wines showcase an array of flavors, dominated by the boldness of Cabernet Sauvignon, the charm of Sangiovese, the depth of Merlot, the elegance of Pinot Nero, and the dark berry notes of Malvasia Nera. These red grape varieties have flourished here, each adding its unique character to the wine blends.

On the white spectrum, Chardonnay leads with its buttery and rich profile, harmoniously complemented by the aromatic Sauvignon Blanc and the crisp Pinot Grigio. Malvasia offers a touch of floral notes, while Trebbiano provides a refreshing backbone to the white blends, making them truly memorable.

In essence, Sant'Antimo DOC is not just a wine-producing region; it's a culmination of nature's beauty, history, and the timeless passion of its vignerons. The wines from this region are not just beverages; they are tales of the land and its legacy.


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Vineyard Hectares



2200 - 2400


Discover Terroir

The DOC Sant'Antimo, located in Tuscany, covers the municipality of Montalcino, in an area bounded by the rivers Orcia, Asso and Ombrone. The wine-growing area begins along the three rivers, at about 120 meters above sea level, and ends at 650 meters.

This DOC has a markedly Mediterranean but dry climate, with continental influences coming from the sea and the Central Apennines. Rainfall in the region averages 700 mm per year, and wind frequently affects the entire area, which helps prevent vine diseases.

The soil of the region is composed mainly of sandstone. However, limestones, alberesas and marls can also be found.


Most Planted Red Grape Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Malvasia Nera, Merlot, Pinot Nero, Sangiovese

Most Planted White Grape Varieties: Chardonnay, Malvasia, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Trebbiano

In the enchanting Sant'Antimo DOC, a trio of exquisite wines paints a vivid tapestry of flavors and traditions.

Bianco, a canvas of creativity, embraces an array of authorized white grape varieties. With no limitations on proportions, winemakers craft a symphony of aromas and textures, resulting in a white wine that is as diverse as the landscape it originates from.

Rosso, a true embodiment of expression, showcases the artistry of blending. A canvas where authorized red grape varieties mingle freely, each contributing its own hues and tones, creating a rich and harmonious composition that captures the essence of Sant'Antimo.

Vin Santo, a cherished tradition, is anchored in a minimum of 70% Malvasia Bianca Lunga and/or Trebbiano Toscano grapes. Infused with a selection of other authorized varieties, this wine is a labor of time and patience. As it rests and matures, it transforms into a symphony of complexity, enveloping the palate with luscious notes of dried fruits and honeyed sweetness.

The Sant'Antimo DOC, with its Bianco, Rosso, and Vin Santo wines, celebrates the art of winemaking and the inherent diversity of its terroir. Each bottle tells a story of generations cultivating the land, embracing the spirit of innovation while respecting tradition. These wines invite connoisseurs to embark on a sensory journey that encapsulates the heart and soul of Sant'Antimo's winemaking heritage.