FATTORIA DI CUSONA San Gimignano (SI)
The estate of Cusona is situated beside the river Elsa, between S. Gimignano and Poggibonsi (Poggio Binizi) it constituted an important communications link along the Francigena road for travellers passing between Rome and France. At present the realisation of the new plantations of Vernaccia and Chianti vineyards, carry on and increase the tradition, never interrupted, of wines which are the pride of the Cusona's estate. Amid their extensive domaing near Florence, in the heart of the Chianti region, the hillsides of San Gimignano, with their favoured position are an ideal place where the exceptional quality of the soil together with the Tuscan sun, give the wine made there a quite distintive taste. The historical estate of Cusona belongs to both families, who since the twelfth century had frequent blood-ties. The Fattoria di Cusona is situated between Florence and Siena in the historic triangle that boasts perkaps the richest history of Tuscan civilization. It lies a few kilomaters from San Gimignano, the celebrated medieval town.
|Area :||Val d Elsa|
|City :||San Gimignano|