Name: Tua Rita Start-up year: 1984 Cultivated hectares: 40 Winemaker name: Luca D'Attoma Address: Località Notri, 81 - Suvereto (LI) Web Site: www.tuarita.it
Purchased in 1984, the company is family owned, it stems from Rita and Virgil to retire to a quiet place to spend their retirement years cultivating the land, their passion.
And it was this enthusiasm to push them to focus their energies and means to exploit the great potential that quell'allora small plot of land, hid.
The farm, located in Loc Notre Suvereto, lies about 100 meters. above sea level and has made ??medium-textured soils, clay, rich in micronutrients such as iron and zinc that distinguish the wines of "territoriality mineral" and where the international varieties are a very favorable environment.
The couple were so happy intuition planting Merlot and Cabernet from the assembly because of the two wines was born in 1992 who made the Just Notre once talked about the national and international press for the depth and the "Tuscan" that are found in the glass .
It was later decided to leave two barrels of Merlot and vinified alone in 1994 will be the Redigaffi will become a cult wine, the first Italian wine to obtain 100/100 by Robert Parker with the 2000 vintage, to enter can do Tua Rita among the top 100 wineries in the world in the prestigious Revue du Vin de France.
Tua Rita begins to escalate to take the hits that year with the expansion and modernization of the winery, with the help of his son Stephen Frascolla (owner of the winery) and winemaker Dr. Stephen Chioccioli today aziendasi the covers approx 50Ha, 30 of which he is cultivated, while production totaled about 110,000 bottles, split between five reds and two whites.