The La Selva Estate is rich in tradition and history, having originally been built by the famous Medici family in the XVth Century as one of their prized estates. Located in the hills on the edge of Chianti, just fifteen minutes north of Siena, near the gorgeous castle town of Montebenichi, the estate features a gorgeous ten bedroom villa which has been divided into four fantastic apartments, located directly across from the phenomenal Villa la Selva winery. The estate has consistently produced prize winning wines of spectacular character and temperament, and guests are encouraged to wander next door to the winery for frequent tastings!
The La Selva Estate´s luxurious apartments maintain the same high standards of quality and luxury which guests enjoy in Villa la Selva. The apartments have all the modern luxuries including WIFI internet access and Satellite television.
The apartments are surrounded by olive groves, vineyards and woods, providing you with the peaceful serenity of the paradise we call Tuscany! At Villa La Selva we offer you the opportunity to spend unforgettable holidays in our tastefully renovated apartments can accommodating between 4 to 6 people. Each of these apartment/farmhouses features its own private garden and barbecue. All have well apportioned bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, dining rooms, living rooms with fireplaces and are furnished with tasteful antiques. They all share a common swimming pool and a tennis court.
The Estate Villa la Selva is within walking distance of Villa la Selva, Villa Spino, Casa Fabbri and Casa Felciai and works perfectly for extra wedding guests at events hosted at those villas.
One walks only a few meters from Villa la Selva and you are standing in the award winning vineyards! Across the drive is a large shared swimming pool, and a tennis court. There are wonderful views of the rolling hills of Chianti, and deer, wild boar and porcupines are frequently seen!
About the wine: Villa La Selva produced 100,000 bottles of several varieties of wine in 2005. The estate offers wine tasting tours led by its wine maker Katherine Chadwell . After a brief history of La Selva guests will tour the vineyards, learning how La Selva cultivates their vines, how they harvest and the various stages of cultivation. The visit will continue with a visit to the fermentation room and the cellars. It will conclude with a tasting of their delicious wines giving the guests the opportunity to also taste other typical Tuscan products such as various kinds of “Pecorino” cheese, “Schiacciata” (typical Tuscan bread) and the world-famous “Cantuccini di Prato” by the original producer of this delicious cookies that still keep on producing them. A special welcome gift will be found in the apartment as guests arrive: 1 bottle of our best known wine Felciai.
The first wine is Felciai a delicious red Sangiovese. The second is Selvamaggio l’Eleganza a wonderful Cabernet Sauvignon. The third is Vigna Del Papa a Trebbiano Malvasia i San Colombano, a sweet white wine. The estate also produces an outstanding Grapp
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