Fattoria Lornano

Helena Sangiovese 2021


Fattoria Lornano, a family-owned winery, is in Tuscany's prestigious Chianti Classico region, straddling the border between Castellina in Chianti and Monteriggioni. Established in the 15th Century, the winery's present building traces its roots back to the second half of the 18th Century. This historic winery has been under the continuous ownership of the same family since 1904, showcasing a deep-rooted legacy in one of Italy's most celebrated wine-producing areas.

Wine Type:, Red
Wine Style:, Medium Body
Vintage:, 2021
Country:, Italy
Region:, Tuscany
Bottle Size:, 750ml

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Producer profile

Fattoria Lornano

Family-owned winery located in the heart of Chianti Classico, Tuscany, on the border between Castellina in Chianti and Monteriggioni. The winery was initially built in the 15th Century, and the current structure dates back to the latter half of the 18th Century – it’s been in the same family since 1904.

Wine region

Tuscany, Italy


Tuscany, nestled in the heart of Italy, is more than a picturesque landscape. It's a realm with profound historical ties to viticulture. The Etruscans, one of the earliest civilizations in Italy, recognized the richness of Tuscan soil. They started the wine cultivation that has flourished for centuries. The Renaissance period further shaped Tuscany's wine narrative. Artisans, poets, and vintners intermingled, creating a tapestry of culture and winemaking.

The evolution of Tuscany's wine industry witnessed various influences. Each era, from ancient to modern times, added layers to its intricate wine story. Today, Tuscany stands as a testament to its enduring passion for the craft.


The Tuscan terrain stretches across undulating hills, vast valleys, and coastal areas. Such diverse topography grants Tuscany its unique climate variations. The Tyrrhenian Sea caresses the western edge, instilling a mild maritime climate ideal for grape cultivation.

Tuscany's soil composition is equally varied. From the calcareous clay hills of Chianti to the mineral-rich soils of Bolgheri, each terroir imparts distinctive characteristics to the grapes. Organic wine production has thrived in these settings, reflecting a commitment to natural processes and genuine expression of the land.


Tuscany boasts a plethora of wines that narrate tales of its rich heritage. Sangiovese is the region's shining star, forming the backbone of iconic wines like Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino, and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. These wines capture the very essence of Tuscany.

Beyond Sangiovese, Tuscany has gained acclaim for its 'Super Tuscans' - blends that often feature international varietals like Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. The surge in natural wine practices has further solidified Tuscany's reputation. Producers are increasingly focusing on minimal intervention, underscoring the region's dedication to authenticity and environmental harmony.

Frequently asked question

We will process and ship your order in 2-3 business days, you will receive a shipping confirmation email with tracking as soon as the Carrier scans the shipping label.

Ground shipping time depends on location, here's a breakdown:

West Coast: 1-2 business days
Midwest: 3-4 business days
East Coast: 5 business days

Process time is not shipping time. Shipping time starts from the days successive to the day of shipping, after the order has been processed.

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Signature on delivery is mandatory for wine deliveries. Please make sure someone is at the shipping address to sign for the package.

If applicable, please consider delivering the package to a business address to ensure someone is available to sign for the package.

We also have the option of delivering the package to a Carrier's store for pickup. Please reach out to us to coordinate.

Carrier will try to delivery a package up to three times before returning the package to us.

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If you miss a delivery and a package gets returned to us we have two options:

1) Reship the package right away: due to the very high cost of shipping and returns, we must charge a re-shipping fee to be determined based on package size and shipping destination.

2) Consolidate the returned package with your next order: this option is free of charge and it's the most popular option.

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What is natural wine?

What is natural wine?

Natural wine is a type of wine made in small batches from hand-harvested organic or biodynamic grapes with minimal intervention in the cellar.
What is Biodynamics?

What is Biodynamics?

Biodynamic wine is wine made with grapes farmed biodynamically. Biodynamic farming is a holistic approach to farming.
What is organic wine?

What is organic wine?

Organic wine is made with grapes farmed organically. Organic farming is a type of farming alternative to conventional farming.
What is vegan wine?

What is vegan wine?

Vegan wine is wine made without using animal products during the fining phase of the clarification process. Before wine is bottled it is usually clarified.