TASTINGS

Under the historic vaulted ceilings that adorn the tasting room of the Osteria Agricola Toscana Pitti&Friends or below the shadow of old trees in the garden of the historical Estate, our guests are introduced to the world of aromas and sensations that only a glass of a Tuscan wine can contain.
Visual examination in a wine tasting tells what to look for in the wine itself, tells the story of the wine, the way it was produced, how it was preserved and its evolution. Through smell you can recognize endless sensations in terms of quality and quantity, and we range in the inexhaustible world of smells and aromas. At the end, with the taste of a wine you can fully appreciate the quality. All of these are small steps that our guests are invited to walk to appreciate the delicious nectars that were born in of Torre a Cenaia cellars.
In order to define a complete tasting, however, the wine requires to be served in conjunction with the most appropriate food. So in Torre a Cenaia each glass is always accompanied by the essence of Tuscan gastronomy, thanks to the combination with our products of Pitti Gastronomy. They are all zero kilometer products with an important history and a strong bond with their land of origin, carefully selected to enclose the true taste of our region.

WHAT’S THE EXPERIENCE LIKE?

1) Welcome at the estate and historical description of these lands, ancient Cenaia’s settlement and visit the 11th century church represent the first part of the tour. Inside of the church is preserved a valuable painting of an uncertain attribution. In the front of the medieval settlement there is the renaissance Italian garden with female statues and Villa Valery under restoration;

2) Visit at the wine cellar/shop and/or J63 Craft Brewery with the description of the wine process production and quality of our wines. We reserve the possibility to visit also our J63 Brewery Handcrafted with brewing process and the description of all our beers.;

3) Shopping time: Our guest have the possibility to buy all our products and organize shipping for wines, beers and extra virgin olive oil directly to their home.

WHAT KIND OF TASTING?

Tasting – Only small groups (up to 5 people):
Three Torre a Cenaia wine (10 cl) directly inside the wine cellar surrounded by the huge French wooden barrique.

Beer tasting and Tuscan products (2 hours tour):
Three J63 craft beers (1 JPils – Pilsner, 1 JBlonde – Blonde Ale, 1 JRubra – Doppelbock)
Tasting dish with Torre a Cenaia products (Salame, Pecorino Cheese, 2 Crostini with typical tuscan sauce, Bruschetta with extra virgin olive oil);
Tuscan extra virgin olive oil Tasting: it will be possible (depending on guest’s time availability)

Wine tasting and Tuscan products (2 hours tour):
Four Torre a Cenaia wines (1 Cenaja Vermentino – white wine, 1 Sangiovese – red wine, 1 Torre del Vajo – red wine, 1 Dolce Peccato – passito wine). The last one will be combined with Cantuccini, tuscan biscuits with almond;
Tasting dish with Torre a Cenaia products (Salame, Pecorino Cheese, 2 Crostini with typical tuscan sauces, Bruschetta with extra virgin olive oil);
Tuscan EVOO Tasting: it will be possible (depending on guest’s time availability)

Wine&Beer tasting and Tuscan products (2 hours tours):
Two Torre a Cenaia wines (1 Cenaja Vermentino – white wine and 1 Torre del Vajo – red wine) and Two J63 craft beers (1 JPils – Pilsner and 1 JRubra – Doppelbock);
Tasting dish with Torre a Cenaia products (Salame, Pecorino Cheese, 2 Crostini with typical tuscan sauces, Bruschetta with extra virgin olive oil);
Tuscan extra virgin olive oil Tasting: it will be possible (depending on guest’s time availability)

All foods product are local and organic due to our Estate philosophy
It will be possible to book the carriage tour around the Estate to all tours