Farm Azienda Agricola Ricci
Ricci’s farm...from the 1880 Tradition and Technology to the service of the Nature
The Ricci’s farm it is synonymous of extraordinary red and white grapes, vineyards of quality, but when he goes more to fund other worlds are discovered where the earth of origin of the family, Tuscany and, above all, the hills of the Maremma and its jewels and rare products are principal protagonists.
In the Dna of family the constant search of the excellence is engraved and this has done yes that in the last 20 years they didn't stop him to the production grapes but they widened their affairs toward the production the wine.
Their earth, the Maremma, has helped because here the everyday is composed of unforgettable and rare pleasures of the palate.
They are aware of it and they would want to bring around through their products this message for the world to educate to the culture of the good one to drink.
The Ricci’s farm it extends him for around 120 hectares of which 50 in vineyards where it produces good wine grapes, the cultivated remainders to cereals and forages, a farm in continuous evolution also with the use of renewable energies as the photovoltaic, an issue farm zero.
The Ricci’s farm, stings to the maintenance and exploitation of the vines, and it is turned to the quality and his maintenance, for the obtainment of wines that they exalt the potentialities of the territory and they enhance the typical and genuineness of the product.
They produce grapes from vines of variety: Ciliegiolo, Sangiovese, Vermentino, Merlot, Trebbiano and last arrival the Morellino of Scansano, DOGC in the 2010, that resells you have producers of wine.
In the 2011 'tour of grapevine', the first production of two red wines, ciliegiolo and sangiovese in purity, a white, vermentino in purity.
This year a new red wine, a blend, 50% sangiovese and 50% ciliegiolo.
The Ricci’s farm it develops him in the more Maremma fascinating and splendid, in an ample amphitheater, among the countries of Magliano in Tuscany, zone of the Morellino of Scansano DOGC and Fonteblanda Orbetello, between hill and sea, where climates and different exposures, influence the times of germination and maturation of the grapes and therefore on the personality of the wines.
The nature of the grounds is sub-sour, rich of microelements (iron and copper) and middly endowed with potassium, phosphorus and magnesium, they are poor instead in nitrogen and deprived of kick excellent characteristics for the cultivation of the grapevine.
Every management family firm brings with itself a history had characters, anecdotes and experiences that a true treasure represents to jealously guard and to hand down of generation in generation.
The history of the firm Ricci it had beginning in the distant 1880, when his great-grandfather Benedict and her wife Adele, arrived in Maremma from the mountain of Arezzo.
With grandfather Quinto begins the history of their vineyards.
A history, that of the Ricci, begun ahead by his grandfather and course by their nephews Andrea and Stefano.
The plant photovoltaic from a Megawatt occupies a surface of 2 hectares, the select ground is predominantly rocky and unsuitable for the activities agricultural but perfect, sees its exposure toward south, to entertain such structure.
The plant extends him above a hill, but at the same time invisible, it is constituted by 4166 panels climbed on on metallic structures, such plant has the ability to produce energy for around 850 families, doing that is not introduced in the air tons of CO2 and other pollutants.
Recently be restores an old farm, going up again to the first of the '900, and it has been turned tasting and wine cellar to room.
The firm is available for tastings and visits in the farm.