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Ferrari – Tenute Lunelli

Written by Piero Pardini


Founded in 1902, when Trento was a province of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Ferrari has maintained the appearance of a family business, completely owned by the Lunelli family who, in 1952, had acquired from the founder, Giulio Ferrari, a coriander from the cellar, not even ten thousand bottles a year.
Excellence has always been the guiding principle of every choice at Ferrari. Excellence that implies fidelity to the Classic Method as the only production process and to Trentino, with its extraordinary mountain viticulture, as the territory of choice for its vineyards. All the grapes destined to be transformed into Ferrari, Chardonnay and Pinot Nero, in fact, come from the slopes of the mountains of Trentino, and are grown in compliance with the Trentodoc disciplinary and strict company protocols aimed at guaranteeing sustainability.

Ownership: Lunelli family
Oenological management: Ruben Larentis
Agronomic management: Luca Pedron
Viticulture: conventional
Vineyard hectares: 100
Bottles produced: 5,800,000
Direct sales: yes
Visits to the company: yes
Foundation year: 1902

Labels reviewed
Ferrari Maximum Blanc de Blancs
Ferrari Maximum Demi-Sec 2019
Ferrari Maximum Rosé

Ferrari – Tenute Lunelli
Via Ponte di Ravina 15
38123 Trento
Phone +39 0461 972311

About the author

Piero Pardini

Founder and editor of "The Wolf Post", Italian based International digital wine platform.
Freelance Journalist.
Wine critic and Sommelier.
He has also written about sports and technology for some specialized magazines.
Co-author of the authorized biography "Gianni Clerici - The writer, the poet the journalist", Le Lettere, Firenze.

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